Rebel about the cost


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  • Saturday, 10 Jan 2009

MANY Malaysians would look to the movies as a form of escapism during these tough times. But even the cinemas won’t be a retreat if the Malaysian Film Producers’ Association (PPFM) gets its way – it is proposing to protect local movies by almost doubling the ticket price of foreign films to RM20.

If the proposal were implemented, it wouldn’t be easy to get sympathy from the public about the plight of the producers and artistes due to illegal DVD sales.

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