AllianceAtlantis has acquired international rights, excluding the English-speakingworld and Latin America, to David Gordon Green's All the Real Girls, his second feature following hisaward-winning debut George Washington. The picture, which will receive its world premiere indramatic competition at Sundance and is to screen in the International Forum ofNew Cinema at Berlin, was acquired by Charlotte Mickie, managing director ofinternational motion picture sales at Alliance Atlantis Entertainment Group. Itwill be released by Sony Pictures Classics in the US in February 2003.
All the RealGirls centres on thelife of a loveable 22 year-old rogue whose easy-going life is turnedupside-down when he falls for his best friend's sister. It stars PaulSchneider, who appeared in George Washington, Zooey Deschanel, whose credits include TheGood Girl and AlmostFamous, and PatriciaClarkson, who is an awards front-runner in Far From Heaven. The picture is based on a story byGreen and Schneider and was produced by Jean Doumanian and Lisa Muskat.
"DavidGordon Green's George Washington signalled the appearance of a new brilliant filmmaker, giftedwith revelatory powers of observation," Mickie said in a statement."With his new work, All the Real Girls, Green continues to fulfil his promise,giving us a beautiful, honest portrait of young love and (to quote from theSundance catalogue) 'some of the sexiest screen kisses in cinemahistory'."
Recent projects produced andsold worldwide by Alliance Atlantis include: Michael Moore's award winninganti-gun diatribe Bowling for Columbine; Neil Jordan's The Good Thief starring Nick Nolte; Richard Kwietniowski's Owning Mahowny starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Minnie Driver andJohn Hurt, which will have its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival;and William Phillips' second feature, Foolproof, starring Ryan Reynolds and David Suchet.