Not Salt Popcorn’s Indie Movies Fun Fact
At $3.7 million, It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) was a very expensive independent movie production. In its initial box office run, It’s a Wonderful Life made a domestic return of only $3.3 million but it has since gained a reputation as an all-time Christmas classic.
What are Indie Movies?
Indie movies or independent films as the were originally referred to are comprised of values that steer away from conventional high budget film-making.
As a result, indie movies tend to comprise of the following features:
- The plot follows everyday people in realistic narratives.
- The movie is often very stylised.
- The soundtrack complements the two features above and will typically consist of independent bands or solo artists.
- The film is lower in budget and tends to feature actors that aren’t consistently in higher Hollywood budget movies.
Check out our indie movie reviews below: