Plus: Adopt takes UCR entry Beyond The Mountains And Hills: Oscilloscope snaps up two.


GKIDS has picked up North American rights from Pyramide International to the animation The Girl Without Hands following the film’s premiere market screening in Cannes.

The film will screen at the Annecy International Animation Festival in June and is an adult fairytale based on a story by the Brothers Grimm.

  • Adopt Films has acquired all US rights from The Match Factory to Eran Kolirin’s Un Certain Regard selection Beyond The Mountains And Hills and plans a “broad theatrical release” in the first quarter of 2017.
  • Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired US rights from Cinephil to Peter Middleton and James Spinney’s debut feature documentary Notes On Blindness.The film premiered in Sundance where it was accompanied by a VR experience Into Darkness. Oscilloscope will release the film in theatres later this year.
  • Oscilloscope has also acquired worldwide rights to Anna Biller’s fantasy horror The Love Witch.