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Indican home for ‘Cleopatra’s’

Reiss' feature debut picked up for distrib'n

Indican Pictures has picked up domestic distribution on the festival hit “Cleopatra’s Second Husband.” Pic is the feature helming debut of Jon Reiss, who also directed the hit documentary “Better Living Through Circuitry.”

“Cleopatra’s” is the story of a Los Angeles couple (Paul Hipp, Bitty Schram) who hire house sitters (Boyd Kestner, Radha Mitchell) who won’t leave once the job is done. Indican plans a Sept. 15 release.

“We’re looking for good, edgy, exciting films that might not necessarily be on the radar of most other distributors,” Indican’s Randolph Kert said. “There are a substantial number of terrific completed motion pictures that are frankly falling by the wayside because they may have limited financial upside — at least to some other larger distributors — or some films became nothing more than what are regarded as ‘festival’ pictures. To us, that doesn’t matter. The integrity of the film is what counts.”

Indican previously released the documentary “The Girl Next Door” about the rise of Stacy Valentine from Oklahoma housewife to renowned porn star.

“Cleopatra’s” was produced by Jill Goldman, David Scott Rubin and Jacqui de la Fontaine. Exec producers are Peter Getty, Linda Stewart and Claire Best.

The deal was brokered by attorneys David Scott Rubin and Roger Arar of Loeb & Loeb on behalf of the filmmakers and by Kert and Dan Hall for Indican.

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