This is the tentative title of Kathryn Bigelow’s next movie. She directed the multiple Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker, which I still haven’t seen.
Triple Frontier is about the border region where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay intersect. The area has been notorious for smuggling operations and possibly terror financing (according to the U.S. government). The movie hasn’t even been completed yet, and already the Powers That Be from Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina are pissed off at her.
You Go Girl.
Those countries’ tourism industries are concerned that this movie could discourage tourism. Shades of Enemy of the People; or Jaws for that matter.
Officials from the three countries are saying they’ll refuse to cooperate in the production of the movie.
Argentine Tourism Minister Enrique Meyer said:
“We discussed this subject with Paraguay's tourism minister and the governor of Misiones [an Argentine border state]. We all agreed that we were deeply indignant when we discovered that this project seeks to negatively portray this region shared by three South American countries.”
Here are some more links to Triple Frontier.