Strand announced the deal Thursday, the day of its industry screening at Toronto.
The WWII period drama, which premiered in competition in Cannes, pits three men into a conflict of moral choices in the deepest parts of a forest. Pic has only 72 cuts in its 127 minute length.
Loznitsa’s previous effort, “My Joy,” premiered in the main competition in Cannes in 2010.
Deal was done between Jon Gerrans of Strand Releasing and Brigitte Suarez of The Match Factory.