Finding Nino ... In Grand Rapids

The Passion of the Christ has come and gone. So has Spider-Man 2. But unless you live in western Michigan, you've probably never heard of this year's longest-running movie, which opened way back on Dec. 5, 2003. That's because Uncle Nino, a sentimental tale starring Joe Mantegna and Anne Archer as a stressed-out couple emotionally disconnected from their kids and each other, is playing at only one theater--in Grand Rapids. What began as a two-week engagement has turned into the longest test-marketing of a film in U.S. history. Director Bob Shallcross, who wrote the screenplay for the peewee football epic Little...

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