Celluloid Dreams has scored key territory sales on Stephen McCallum’s Australian crime thriller “1%,” which world premiered at Toronto where it was picked up by A24 and DirecTV for North America.
Set in the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs, “1%” centers on two men who grapple with loyalty and betrayal to control the crime-ridden scene.
Celluloid Dreams has now sold the buzzed-about film to Altitude (U.K.), Koch Media (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), One Movie (Italy), Impacto (Latin America) and The Klockworx (Japan).
A24 and DirecTV will be releasing the film in North America in theaters. The film will roll out on DirecTV in 2018.
Written by Matt Nable, “1%” stars Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee, Simone Kessell, Josh McConville and Aaron Pederson. The movie was produced by See Pictures’ Jamie Hilton and Michael Pontin. Josh Pomeranz, Viv Scanu, Stephen Boyle, Phil Hunt and Compton Ross serving as executive producers.
Celluloid Dreams’s fall slate includes Xavier Legrand’s critically acclaimed “Custody” and Andrew Haigh’s “Lean on Pete,” both of which competed at Venice and won prizes, and Susanna Nicchiarelli’s “Nico, 1988” which won the Venice Horizons competition and was picked up for North America by Magnolia.