Montevideo, Minn., native brings his effort to make film to town of his youth
MONTEVIDEO -- There are ways for aspiring filmmakers to launch their projects absent connections in Hollywood or a pile of money big enough to fund a campaign for Congress.
One story tells how a duo tackled director Ed Harris and forced him to watch their movie trailer to win his backing.
More famously, Minnesota's own Coen brothers are said to have gone door to door with a film projector to beg the money needed to produce "Blood Simple.''
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