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iW NEWS | Truly Indie Takes "Gun"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 28, 2008 at 7:15AM

Greenwood Hill Productions has signed on with Truly Indie's self-distribution company to release its first feature film, "Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun." The film, an adaptation of the 1982 award-winning play, takes place in the mind of an American soldier hit by an artillery shell on the last day of WWI. It stars Ben McKenzie ("Junebug"), and will have its World Premiere on September 22nd at the Paramount Theatre in Austin prior to beginning a rollout on September 26th. A portion of the film's proceeds will be donated to the Fallen Patriot Fund, a non-profit organization established to help families of U.S. military personnel who were killed or seriously injured in Iraq. [Peter Knegt]
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Greenwood Hill Productions has signed on with Truly Indie's self-distribution company to release its first feature film, "Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun." The film, an adaptation of the 1982 award-winning play, takes place in the mind of an American soldier hit by an artillery shell on the last day of WWI. It stars Ben McKenzie ("Junebug"), and will have its World Premiere on September 22nd at the Paramount Theatre in Austin prior to beginning a rollout on September 26th. A portion of the film's proceeds will be donated to the Fallen Patriot Fund, a non-profit organization established to help families of U.S. military personnel who were killed or seriously injured in Iraq. [Peter Knegt]

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