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Flying Scotsman Film Controversy Continues

Posted by chdot on July 29, 2006

Biopic about the life of Graeme Obree is due to open the Edinburgh International Film Festival on the 14th of August. (Already sold out.) FILM DETAILS.

Unpaid film crew and extras plan to picket the cinema over £79,000 owed. The film’s director Douglas Mackinnon wants the film to be a success, allowing wages to finally be paid.

Scotsman story.

Article about the making of the movie in the Scotsman

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2 Responses to “Flying Scotsman Film Controversy Continues”

  1. [...] The controversy over the making of the film and its unpaid workers continues. [...]

  2. [...] Ross mentioned the financial problems saying that union BECTU reckoned that the cast and crew would be unlikely to be ever paid in full. This is in spite of the recent distribution deal with MGM which means that the film is shown in the US from the end of the month. [...]

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