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Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to German art-house hit “Oh Boy,” which is being handled in international markets by Beta Cinema. Jan Ole Gerster’s Berlin-set slacker dramedy has been one of the…
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
Arthouse distribs, exhibs tackle problems in keeping B.O. rising
Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Alice Winocour's feature debut "Augustine," which bowed in Cannes' Critics Week and played at Toronto fest.
Music Box Films has acquired the Cairnes brothers' "100 Bloody Acres" as the first film for its new Doppelganger Releasing label, which focus on genre titles across all distribution platforms…
Chicago-based Music Box Films has picked up U.S. rights to Boris Rodriguez's Canadian-Danish horror comedy "Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal."
In another Toronto deal, Music Box has acquired U.S. rights to Terence Davies' "The Deep Blue Sea," toplining Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston.
Once strictly local, foreign comedies are finding greater interest abroad.
Even without the Luc Besson-produced "Taken," the U.S. remained the biggest market for French cinema abroad -- but also its greatest challenge -- in 2010.
With the cooling of the independent film business, festival fever isn't as hot as it used to be.