Ivans Xtc

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ivansxtc is an American independent drama film co-written by Bernard Rose and Lisa Enos, produced by Lisa Enos and directed by Bernard Rose, the first of several Enos-Rose collaborations, including Snuff-Movie (2005), Kreutzer Sonata (2008) and Mr. Nice (2010).wikipedia
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Danny Huston

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The film stars Danny Huston, Peter Weller, and Lisa Enos, with Rose and Enos' actual CAA agent, Adam Krentzmen, playing the role of fictional "Media Talent Agency" agent, Barry Oaks.
Later, Huston gave his breakthrough acting performance in the independent film Ivans Xtc and was nominated for Best Male Performance at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2003.

Bernard Rose (director)

Bernard Rose
ivansxtc is an American independent drama film co-written by Bernard Rose and Lisa Enos, produced by Lisa Enos and directed by Bernard Rose, the first of several Enos-Rose collaborations, including Snuff-Movie (2005), Kreutzer Sonata (2008) and Mr. Nice (2010).
He is best known for his direction of the acclaimed horror films Paperhouse (1988) and Candyman (1992), the historical romances Immortal Beloved (1994) and Anna Karenina (1997), and the independent drama Ivans xtc (2000), for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Director and the John Cassavetes Award.

Peter Weller

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The film stars Danny Huston, Peter Weller, and Lisa Enos, with Rose and Enos' actual CAA agent, Adam Krentzmen, playing the role of fictional "Media Talent Agency" agent, Barry Oaks.

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

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The film, loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2000.

Independent Film Festival Boston

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Films shown at the festival in the first six years included Half Nelson, Murderball, The Corporation, The Proposition, The Saddest Music in the World, Ivans XTC, Lonesome Jim, The Puffy Chair, Fay Grim, Hannah Takes the Stairs, Mutual Appreciation, Me and You and Everyone We Know, Transsiberian, My Winnipeg, Medicine for Melancholy, Ballast, Encounters at the End of the World, The Story of the Weeping Camel and Metallica: Some Kind of Monster as well as the U.S. premier of Azumi.

Independent film

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ivansxtc is an American independent drama film co-written by Bernard Rose and Lisa Enos, produced by Lisa Enos and directed by Bernard Rose, the first of several Enos-Rose collaborations, including Snuff-Movie (2005), Kreutzer Sonata (2008) and Mr. Nice (2010).

Leo Tolstoy

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The film, loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2000.

Toronto International Film Festival

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The film, loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2000.

Victoria Silvstedt

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Digital cinematography

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It was shot at 60i fps on the Sony HDW-700A HD video format digital camera, which proved problematic for theatrical distribution.

The Salton Sea (2002 film)

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On its opening weekend in the United States and Canada, the film was ranked at #71, behind The Salton Sea, The Singles Ward and Beauty and the Beast.

The Singles Ward

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On its opening weekend in the United States and Canada, the film was ranked at #71, behind The Salton Sea, The Singles Ward and Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)

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On its opening weekend in the United States and Canada, the film was ranked at #71, behind The Salton Sea, The Singles Ward and Beauty and the Beast.

Rotten Tomatoes

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On film aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, it holds a 77% rating, with an average score of 6.8/10, sampled from reviews from 30 critics.

Metacritic

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It scored a 67/100 (citing "generally favorable reviews") on Metacritic, based on reviews from 14 critics.

British Independent Film Awards

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