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Globe and Mail: Shortbus

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 10, 2006 at 6:45AM

While some early critics speculated the film would never get mainstream distribution, ThinkFilm picked up the picture after it screened at Cannes. With a certain [NC-17] rating, however, the screen will only get so much exposure. "Obviously it's a small film," the director John Cameron Mitchell said at the TIFF press conference, "not that many people will see it, but we hope that everyone who does starts a band, or makes some art, or uses the internet for good, i.e. to meet another person face to face." Leah McLaren reports.
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While some early critics speculated the film would never get mainstream distribution, ThinkFilm picked up the picture after it screened at Cannes. With a certain [NC-17] rating, however, the screen will only get so much exposure. "Obviously it's a small film," the director John Cameron Mitchell said at the TIFF press conference, "not that many people will see it, but we hope that everyone who does starts a band, or makes some art, or uses the internet for good, i.e. to meet another person face to face." Leah McLaren reports.