×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Maine,’ Starring Laia Costa and Thomas Mann, Lands at Orion Classics

Orion Classics has acquired all North American and Latin American rights to the hiking drama “Maine,” starring Laia Costa and Thomas Mann.

Written and directed by Matthew Brown, “Maine” premiered  at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was nominated for best narrative feature. Orion Classics will release the film in theaters on Dec. 13 and on VOD and Digital HD on Dec. 14.

“I am honored to be a part of the Orion Classics’ constellation and am delighted they will be able to share this story with a wide and diverse audience,” said Brown.

“Maine” was produced by Summer Shelton and Beachside’s Michael B. Clark and Alex Turtletaub. Costa and Mann executive produced.

Costa plays a married Spanish woman named Bluebird attempting to solo hike the entire Appalachian Trail to find clarity. Her solitude is interrupted by a young American hiker named Lake (Mann). The film, shot on the northern part of the trail, focuses on how each of the characters deal with their pasts. Though the pair develops an emotional and romantic connection while traveling together, Bluebird ultimately must face the trail and her own feelings alone.

Costa rose to fame for her role in single-shot film “Victoria” and recently appeared in Dan Fogelman’s “Life Itself.” Mann, best known for his starring role in “Me and Early and the Dying Girl,” has been cast as the male lead in Disney’s live-action “Lady and the Tramp.”

More Film

  • 'A Hidden Life' premiere, 72nd Cannes

    Alain Delon Protester Strolls Cannes Red Carpet With #MeToo Message

    Cannes was ready to celebrate French actor Alain Delon Sunday evening, but Sand Van Roy, the Belgian/Dutch actress who sued French director Luc Besson for rape last year, wanted to make sure the festival also got a message. Van Roy, who starred in Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” strolled onto the [...]

  • EU Commission Launches Analysis of Gender

    Cannes: EU Commission Launches Analysis of Gender Disparity Among Film Critics

    The EU Commission revealed new data on progress since last year’s 50/50 gender parity pledge, launched a report on best practices and announced a new initiative to gather Europe-wide data on the gender breakdown of film critics by the end of the year at its first “Women on the Move” day on the Croisette Sunday. [...]

  • Nina Wu Midi Z Un Certain

    Midi Z on Cannes Title 'Nina Wu': 'I’m Aiming for a New Cinematic Language'

    Taiwan-based director Midi Z has become a star of the art-house scene in Asia. The appearance of his film “Nina Wu” in Un Certain Regard in Cannes – already getting strong buzz ahead of its screening Tuesday – is the highest-profile festival berth for the helmer and for lead actress Wu Ke-xi, who recently signed [...]

  • Detective Pikachu Tops Overseas Box Office,

    'Detective Pikachu' Repeats No. 1 at International Box Office

    Warner Bros. and Legendary’s “Detective Pikachu” remained the top film at the international box office for the second weekend in a row, amassing $53.8 million from 72 foreign markets. The Pokemon adaptation, featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds, is nearing the $200 million mark overseas. It has currently earned $193.4 million abroad, taking its worldwide [...]

  • Medienboard Fetes Its Five Films in

    Medienboard Fetes Its Five Films in Cannes Film Festival

    Pictured: “Little Joe” director Jessica Hausner, Martin Gschlacht, one of the film’s producers, Kirsten Niehuus, with director-producer Cordula Kablitz-Post. Berlin funding agency Medienboard’s managing director Kirsten Niehuus hosted a cocktail reception on Saturday at Grand Hotel in Cannes to celebrate the five films it funded that feature in the festival program. The five films are [...]

  • Radegund

    Cannes Film Review: 'A Hidden Life'

    There are no battlefields in Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” — only those of wheat — no concentration-camp horrors, no dramatic midnight raids. But make no mistake: This is a war movie; it’s just that the fight shown raging here is an internal one, between a Christian and his conscience. A refulgent return to form [...]

  • John Wick: Chapter 3

    Box Office: 'John Wick 3' Knocks Down 'Avengers: Endgame' With $57 Million Debut

    Earth’s Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of “Avengers: Endgame.” Propelled by positive reviews, “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” beat expectations with a debut of $57 million from 3,850 North American locations. That was enough to nab the box office crown [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content