Betty asks…Why does cash flow take so long in movie profits?Orion Pictures, which is now bankrupt,made Dances with wolves and Silence of the Lamb, and had numerous academy awards for various movies they produced. But the picture company folded. How did discounted present value affect the companies and why did the cash flows take so long. Can anyone help?admin answers:Orion Pictures went bankrupt in 98, that's 12 years ago. What sort of textbook are you working with? A relic?