Our Limited Box Office Chart is for films in 200 Theaters or less, so after Brideshead Revisited expanded to 350 Theaters Tell no one climbed again to the position # 1. In the Guerrilla department Frozen River keep doing business in the position 10 while Baghead and In search of the midnight kiss keep surviving in positions 17 and 18 respectively. You should check out specially In search of the midnight kiss, funny film with a woodyallenesque influence made with $25,000. Watch the trailer below.
British film Brideshead Revisited got a boost on locations last week, it opened on 33 theaters for a very healthy average of more than $ 10,000 per location, past week expanded to 189, what put it on the top of the chart.
From writers Jeremy Brock (The Last King of Scotland) and Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones's Diary), Julian Jerrold's follow up to Becoming Jane it's getting good reviews and good word-of mouth. Look for rising star Matthew Goode to tap into his Match Point experience for this update of Evelyn Waugh's scandalous drama, alongside Goode will be his charming co-stars, Ben Whishaw, who captivated European audiences in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer's lead role, and Hayley Atwell, who will try and out pout Keira Knightley in The Duchess later this year. How odd to realize this picture was almost made with Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly and Jude Law in the lead roles ...
Less than 10 years ago Following's budget was equivalent at the amount of money that the entire production of The Dark Knight spent in napkins ($ 7,000) that's 0,003 % of the new Batman entire budget of $ 185 millions.
Guerrilla filmmakers, there's hope! You just have to do something similar to Following, a Guerrilla Masterpiece.
The Film was written and planned to be as inexpensive to produce as possible, but Nolan has described the production of Following as "extreme", even for a no-budget shoot.With no money, limited equipment, and a cast and crew who were all in
full-time employment on weekdays, the shoot took a full year to
The production was so small that on many of the shoots, the cast, crew
and their equipment could travel to their locations in a single London
To conserve expensive film stock, every scene in the film was
rehearsed extensively to ensure that the first or second take could be
used in the final edit. For the most part, Nolan filmed using non professional lighting equipment, employing only available light. He also used the homes and apartments of his friends and family as locations.
Synopsis A struggling young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel. Initially, he sets
strict rules for himself regarding whom he should follow and for how
long, but quickly discards them as he becomes addicted.
The French film Tell no one remains at the top of the Limited Box Office Chart, the only Guerrilla film on the chart, Baghead managed to get a boost out of its micro expansion to 7 theaters in LA and NY ramping up to the position number 12th.