Sony Pictures Classics inks ‘River’

Studio picks up domestic rights to drama

PARK CITY – Sony Pictures Classics has picked up US rights to the Sundance dramatic competition entry “Frozen River,” for a low to mid-six figures.  Written and directed by first-time director Courtney Hunt, the story involves a woman caught up in poverty and human smuggling in rural upstate New York.  The film was repped by William Morris Independent.

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