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    Writer-director Gareth Edwards went to the south of France this year to screen his super-low-budget film "Monsters" at the Cannes Market. There's a good chance he spent more on travel and lodging than he did on his film, which nonetheless earned raves.

    "Monsters" has been described as “like 'Lost in Translation,' set in Mexico, but with gigantic alien monsters,” by /Film, who report that Edwards spent a whopping $15,000 shooting his film.

    Check out the featurette below to learn some of his tircks -- and seriously, the next time someone tells you they can't get the financing together to make a movie, sit them in front of this video.

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