Morris documentary to see summer release

Sundance Selects has picked up North American rights to “Tabloid,” the Errol Morris doc that bowed at the 2010 Toronto Film Festival.

Film traces the varying viewpoints in the 1970s “Case of the Manacled Mormon,” in which a beauty queen flew to England either to abduct or to liberate her paramour.

Sundance Selects aims to screen the film at fests prior to giving the pic a theatrical and VOD release this summer. Distribution pact was negotiated by Sundance Select’s Arianna Bocco with Submarine Entertaiment’s Josh Braun.

Film is produced by Julie Bilson Ahlberg and Mark Lipson and exec produced by Robert Fernandez and Angus Wall, with Moxie Pictures presenting.

Sundance Selects and sister company IFC Films are owned by Rainbow Media.

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