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Toronto: Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Horror-thriller premiered at Venice Film Festival

In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.”

The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for a mass suicide.

SEE ALSO: Venice Film Review: “The Sacrament”

It’s the sixth feature for West, who gained notice among genre fans with “The House of the Devil,” “Trigger Man” and “The Innkeepers.”

Producers are Eli Roth, Jacob Jaffke, Peter Phok, Christopher Woodrow and Molly Conners. Woodrow’s Worldview Entertainment financed.

Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Kentucker Audley, Amy Seimetz and Gene Jones star. IM Global is selling international while CAA and UTA partnered on the domestic sale.

On Sept. 6, Magnolia acquired the U.S. rights to Ryan Kwanten’s romantic comedy “The Right Kind of Wrong,” six days prior to its Toronto screening.

Deadline Hollywood first broke the news about “The Sacrament.”

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