By Brian Brooks | Indiewire August 31, 2006 at 6:00AM
Festivals are in full swing with Venice underway, while Telluride gears up this weekend and Toronto opens next week, while the number of specialty releases is under a half dozen. Andrew Bujalki returns with his second film "Mutual Appreciation." Bujalski told indieWIRE earlier this week that his lead actor provided the inspiration for his film. Also in the mix is Sundance film "This Film is Not Yet Rated," as well as "Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles," Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival opener, "Lassie," and Tribeca title, "Looking for Kitty."
THE LIST FOR THIS WEEK:
"Mutual Appreciation" (September 1), directed by Andrew Bujalski. Distributor: Goodbye Cruel Releasing. Official website.
"This Film Is Not Yet Rated" (September 1), directed by Kirby Dick. Distributor: IFC Films. Official website
"Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles" (September 1), directed by Zhang Yimou. Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics. Official website
"Lassie" (September 1), directed by Charles Sturridge. Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films, Roadside Attractions. Official website
"Looking For Kitty" (September 1), directed by Edward Burns. Distributor: ThinkFilm. website