Nancy Cartwright’s ‘In Search of Fellini’ Set for September Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Nancy Cartwright In Search of Fellini
Courtesy Spotted Cow

Ambi Media Group has acquired North American rights to coming-of-age drama “In Search of Fellini” from Nancy Cartwright’s Spotted Cow Entertainment. Ksenia Solo, Maria Bello, and Mary Lynn Rajskub star in the film.

Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, launched Spotted Cow last year.

The film will be released Sept. 15. It’s screened at the Sonoma International Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, Bentonville Film Festival and USA Film Festival and will be shown at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Sunday.

“In Search of Fellini,” was directed by Taron Lexton and written by Nancy Cartwright and Spotted Cow President Peter Kjenaas. The movie was inspired by Cartwright’s early years in the entertainment industry, when she set off to “find herself” in Italy before establishing herself in Hollywood.

Kjenaas and Lexton produce alongside Monica Gil of Spotted Cow, Nathan Lorch & Milena Ferreira from TXL Films and Michael Doven of United Pictures Group. Executive producers are Cartwright, Kevin J. Burke and Ambia co-founders Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi.

“The charmingly adventurous nature of ‘In Search of Fellini’ really immerses audiences in the story,” Iervolino said. “It is a perfect fit for Ambi as we build out our theatrical distribution slate.”

The deal was brokered by Larry Greenberg for Ambi and Spotted Cow Entertainment’s Peter Kjenaas and Jonathan West of Latham and Watkins.

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  1. Kathy L Baba says:

    I saw this I saw this at the San Diego Film Festival. It’s one of the best films I’ve ever seen! The cinematography, the story, the way the innocence is portrayed with the leading character. I would love to see this film again!

  2. Jenna J. Burris says:

    Fantastic story, Beautiful shots, Great music, I would love to see it again.
    Thank you Nancy Cartwright.

  3. meskimen says:

    A beautiful film, we saw it as the closing film in the Italian American Film Fest earlier this year. Gorgeous cinematography, very lovely story.

  4. Steve says:

    My God! I went to school with Peter Kjenaas, if it’s the same one (and with a name like that, it probably is). I’m gonna have to check that out.

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