Thursday, June 24, 2004

The New York Times: Group Says Ads for 9/11 Film Violate Law

The New York Times > Movies > Group Says Ads for 9/11 Film Violate Law: "

The bumpy ride into theaters for the Michael Moore documentary 'Fahrenheit 9/11' continued yesterday, as a conservative group called for an investigation into whether the television advertisements for the film violated the campaign finance law.

And because of a technical error, the film, which is rated R, was presented yesterday as being rated NC-17, which bars viewers under 17, to thousands of callers to the 777-FILM ticket service and users of Just three days ago, the film's distributor lost a battle to get the rating changed to PG-13. The film opens nationwide today.

The ratings problem lasted about six hours, said John Angelo, a spokesman for Moviefone. "

The New York Times


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