Panorama has acquired family film “Mr. Rice’s Secret,” starring David Bowie, from Horizon Entertainment for North American distribution.Pic concerns a young boy and his friendship with an older neighbor (Bowie) who, after dying, sends the boy on a treasure hunt that will save the life of his best friend. A production of Colleen Nystedt’s New City Prods., the film was directed by Nicholas Kendall. “Mr. Rice’s Secret” was also sold to distributors in Scandinavia, the U.K., former Yugoslavian territories and Turkey.