Subscription-based DVD distrib Film Movement has picked up U.S. rights to “Long Life Happiness and Prosperity.”
Pic stars Sandra Oh as a divorced mother whose daughter resorts to ancient Chinese magic to find mom a new husband. Film is third feature from Mina Shum (“Double Happiness”).
Christina Jennings and Scott Garvie of Shaftesbury Films produced with Raymond Massey.
“Long Life” screened at Vancouver, Toronto and Sundance fests. Film Movement plans a fall release in theaters and on DVD.
Andrew Herwitz of Film Sales Co. repped the producers. William Keys of Film Movement and lawyer Michael Linowes brokered deal for distributor.
Film Movement releases a film each month. June’s title will be 2002 Sundance Jury Prize winner “Manito.”