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Sun Valley Holds Film Festival

October 29, 2000

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) _ This resort town’s first film festival went off without a hitch as fans and Hollywood insiders showed up for screenings and workshops with top actors and directors.

Actor John Larroquette of ``Night Court″ fame told audience members that good acting comes from finding the essence of a character.

But sometimes absorbing the essence can go too far.

Producer Thom Mount said he had to coax Al Pacino from his trailer when he got so caught up in his role as gangster Tony Montana in the 1983 movie ``Scarface″ that he became paranoid.

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