Posted on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 by Russ Fischer
Officials in Paraguay and Argentina feel pretty touchy about the perception of their countries, specifically as it relates to the tourist trade. Want to make a movie that might cast part of those countries in a less than flattering light? Don’t expect them to cooperate. The Hurt Locker creators Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal have been working on a film called Triple Frontier, which is set in and named after a region that is formed by the intersection of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
Now officials in the latter two countries are refusing to cooperate with the film, on the grounds that it will portray the region, and by extension, each country, in a negative light. Read More »