Alternately hilarious and discomfiting, and finally rather poignant, pic stands a decent chance of snagging niche theatrical deals before hitting home formats.
Sundance Film Festival
Winners of the inagural Sundance Institute/Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award include projects from Israel, Malaysia, Mexico and Romania.
Icon Film Distribution has snapped up rights to Lee Tamahori's pic "The Devil's Double" for Australia and New Zealand for a six-figure sum.
In one of the longest gestating bids at Sundance so far, Sony Pictures Classics is nearing a deal for domestic rights to Irish laffer "The Guard," one the most anticipated titles of the fest.
Marks the arrival of promising new helmer Elgin James.
Sebastien Pilote's quiet character study might be a decades-later sequel to such '70s Canadian classics as "Goin Down the Road" and "Paperback Hero."
Revolver Entertainment has snapped up U.K. rights for Ian Palmer's Irish fistfight docu "Knuckle," here in Sundance.
A hallucinatory thriller anchored by a deeply resonant sense of unease.