Matt Damon defended his new anti-fracking feature, Berlin film festival contender “Promised Land”, Friday against poor reviews and ticket sales and said it was getting harder to make “issue movies”.
Damon, who co-wrote the script and stars in the picture directed by Gus Van Sant, said he was bewildered by critics who found the story of a natural gas executive wrestling with his conscience implausible and incoherent.
“It didn’t get the reception that I would have hoped for but that happens sometimes,” he said. “I’ve had movies bomb worse than this one and then make their money back later.”
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