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Woody Allen turned off the main streets of Barcelona

August 1 2007

Directed by Woody Allen collided with the residents of Barcelona, in matters of finance. City Hall puts in his new film about one million euros and about half a million allocated to the regional government of Catalonia. Such a waste of money does not play well with taxpayers.

Input from City Hall is about 10% of the total budget picture. In addition to financial investment authorities in Barcelona have provided police protection chief film actresses - Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz.

In City Hall explain their actions so that all the money back as soon as the film will be released. Besides shooting Barcelona will bring good publicity. But the opposition said that the financing of Allen is a manifestation of discrimination against local filmmakers, which such funds are released.

About 75% of residents of Barcelona, according to the survey believe the financing patterns Allen's "excessive". In addition, many are not happy with that for the filming of overlapping central streets. Reports

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