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Matthew McConaughey should be careful.
Dallas Buyers Club has been so successful that his future backers may expect him to always make magic on such a low budget.
They shot the film in about 25 days. Even lighting was a luxury. McConaughey was lit for one scene by the headlights of his own car. "There was one camera and no lights," he said. "There wasn't one light or C stand on that entire set."