We're guessing the faces of the folks behind the Starz Denver Film Festival fell as the temperatures dropped in advance of Wednesday's opening night
at the Buell Theatre
. They'd already taken a gamble by booking 5 to 7
, a low key romance that's generated relatively little buzz to date, as the fest's kickoff flick -- and the brutal conditions made a late flurry of ticket-buying unlikely in the extreme. The result was an intimate launch -- even more intimate than expected.
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