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John Hughes documentary 'Don't You Forget About Me' coming soon



John_Hughes_director A little known feature documentary on iconic '80s filmmaker John Hughes finally has new life ... after Hughes' death.

The Canadian movie Don't You Forget About Me has been bought by Alliance Films of Montreal, according to

The documentary, by Toronto's Matt Austin-Sadowski, studies the life and movies of Hughes and his hit '80s flicks, including The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Variety describes it as "a 75-minute, Roger and Me-like road trip in which Austin-Sadowski and his producers Kari Hollend, Mike Facciolo and Lenny Panzer head to suburban Illinois in their van to try to find the reclusive Hughes."

"He inspired me as a person, going through an awkward adolescence, as many people do," Austin-Sadowski told Variety. "He took affairs of the heart very seriously, and no other director gave teenagers that sort of treatment at that time."

The film includes interviews with many of the Brat Pack actors, including Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson and Andrew McCarthy. Molly Ringwald wouldn't take part, says Variety.

No word yet on when Don't You Forget About Me could reach theaters.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:49pm]


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