An intriguingly plotted mystery that unfortunately forgets to put the noir in film noir.
Sundance Film Festival
Lionsgate has acquired Sundance Film Festival winner "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire." Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry will team to promote the film.
Samuel Goldwyn has picked up U.S. rights to Sundance competition entry "Cold Souls."
E1 Films, the U.K.-based distribution arm of Canada-based E1 Entertainment, has acquired the U.K. and Ireland rights to helmer Lone Scherfig's Sundance title "An Education," which has just been added…
Total spending on Sundance films through Sunday appeared to rep a slight uptick from 2008, though there was a notable lack of a marquee deals to set tongues wagging.
"Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire," director Lee Daniels' unflinching look at the parental abuse and self-redemption of a teenage girl in 1980s Harlem, was the big winner at the 2009 Sundance…
Mo Perkins' drama "A Quiet Little Marriage" and Zachary Levy's docu "Strongman" picked up top honors at the 15th Slamdance Film Festival Awards Ceremony Friday night.
Anchor Bay has bought North American and Australian rights to David Mackenzie's comedy "Spread" starring Ashton Kutcher for around $3.5 million. Pic preemed this week at the Sundance Film Festival.
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