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Samuel Goldwyn toasts ‘Somm’ acquisition

Sommelier docu to be decanted in summer

Samuel Goldwyn Films has snapped up North American rights to Jason Wise’s documentary “SOMM” for a summer release.

The film chronicles the lives of four men in the weeks leading up to the Master Sommelier exam. Fewer than 200 candidates passing the Master level worldwide since its inception over 40 years ago.

“SOMM” recently screened at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

The movie is a Forgotten Man Films production and produced by Wise, Christina Wise and Jackson Myers with William Fowler exec producing. It features Ian Cauble, Dustin Wilson, Brian McClintic and Dlynn Proctor.

The deal was negotiated by Ian Puente of Goldwyn Films and by Cliff Gilbert-Lurie of Ziffren Brittenham LLP on behalf of the filmmakers.

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