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Foreign Correspondents (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance, Mystery  |  17 September 2001 (USA)
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Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between people from different countries.

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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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Rated PG-13 for language and brief sensuality
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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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Solid first film by talented writer director
7 February 2003 | by (Mount Shasta, CA) – See all my reviews

If you want to be able to say in the future that you spotted Mark Kines' talent early -- see his first film, "Foreign Correspondents." My guess is he will go on to make many great movies. Like most first attempts, "F.C." has some flaws, but they are minor. What counts is that it's, in the end, fresh, creative and a pleasure to spend 102 minutes with. Be sure and get the DVD format, because the director's comments version of the film will add a great deal to your enjoyment and understanding. If you like movies at all and enjoy watching an outstanding talent develop, don't miss Mark Kines', "Foreign Correspondents." Oh yes, I do have a quibble with the title, I think it should be "Foreign Correspondence" -- that would be a better play on the double meaning. See it, you'll like it.


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