The distributor has picked up US rights from FiGa Films to Federico Veiroj’s comedy that premiered in Toronto last autumn.

The Apostate

The Apostate has gone on to play in San Sebastian, Rotterdam and Miami and stars Bárbara Lennie, Marta Larralde, and Vicky Peña.

The story centres on an immature young man in Madrid who struggles to take a grip on his life as he attempts to renounce his faith.

Breaking Glass plans an autumn theatrical release for the Spain-Uruguay-France coming-of-age tale from Ferdydurke Films and Cinekdoque.

“We are very excited to be working with FiGa again, bringing another unique international voice to a US audience,” said Breaking Glass svp of distribution and sales Michael Repsch.