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Al Pacino’s ‘Manglehorn’ Gets U.S. Distribution from IFC

IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Al Pacino’s drama “Manglehorn,” two months after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.

David Gordon Green directed from a a script by Paul Logan. Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine and Chris Messina also star in the story of a reclusive small town locksmith who has never quite recovered from losing the love of his life.

Producers are Green, Lisa Muskat, Derrick Tseng and Worldview Entertainment. The film was exec produced by Melissa Coolidge, Brad Coolidge, Todd J. Labarowski, Danny McBride and Jody Hill.

Peter Debruge gave the film a mixed review at Venice.

The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco from Sundance Selects/IFC Films with Cinetic Media and CAA on behalf of the filmmakers.

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