'Cider House,' 'Rilpey' among titles
Entering the theatrical arena for the first time, Gotham-based New Films Intl. has reached a deal with Miramax to distribute 89 of the mini major’s features across Eastern Europe.New Films will be given theatrical, TV, video and DVD rights in territories that include Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Turkey. Among the titles included in the deal are The Cider House Rules” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley.” While new to the theatrical game New Film Int. has been supplying features, made-fors and skeins to Eastern European cable and broadcast companies for nearly 20 years.