Moscow's Sour Investments
U.S. viewers have unrealistic notions about the international film in- dustry.
Only a tiny selection of foreign movies is distributed in this country. (Such "art films" accounted for one-half of one percent of U.S. film industry income in 1981.) Far more typical of the European cinema, Grenier says, are cops-and-robbers and adventure movies.
Indeed, across Europe, American films are most widely admired. Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, and Robert Redford grace marquees all...