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Foreign Correspondents (1999)

Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between people from different countries.

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Mira
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Nils
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Christina
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Sam
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Keith Anthony ...
Kevin
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Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between people from different countries.

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There Are Two Sides To Every Mystery.

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language and brief sensuality
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17 September 2001 (USA)  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Director Mark Tapio Kines ran out of funds shortly after filming wrapped in August 1997, leaving him unable to complete post-production. Thanks to his experience as a web designer he was able to create an official website for the film ("forcor.com") to spark interest among the Internet community. A year later the director had received $90,000 in investments from complete strangers (including fans of principal star Melanie Lynskey) and a further $60,000 from friends and acquaintances, enabling the film to finally be completed. The makers of The Blair Witch Project later employed a similar technique of using the Internet to market their film. See more »

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Every Other Night
Written by Vanessa Theme Ament
Performed by Vanessa Theme Ament
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Film has many levels of substance
25 January 2000 | by (Menlo Park, California) – See all my reviews

On the surface, this is a story of young people who are battling loneliness. But it's also the story of getting past pretense, of finding out who a person really is. It deals with fooling oneself, and fooling others. There's a rather humorous undertone of how foreigners view Americans, and vice versa. During the story, some of the characters develop, and some don't. Those who don't develop seem to prefer deluding themselves, in order to protect their hearts from a world of hurt. I recommend that you go see the movie, if you can!


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