March 27, 1997

Bill Krohn, one of my L.A. film buff friends who liked the movie when he saw it in January, seems to be putting some effort into promoting it: he's talked it up to the head of the Locarno Film Festival, wants to write about it for the French journal TRAFIC, and plans to suggest it to a fellow with whom he is forming a small distribution company. He told me that my film and Albert Brooks' MOTHER were the two American movies that had most impressed him recently. My first comparison to a real movie! Having Bill behind the film is a real ego boost--I've gotten so used to faint praise.

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