Gravitas Ventures has picked up all North American rights to Laurie Collyer’s Sunlight Jr starring Naomi Watts, Norman Reedus and Matt Dillon. 

Gravitas will partner with Samuel Goldwyn Films on the release for a pre-theatrical VoD launch followed by theatrical in November.

The film premiered at Tribeca and centres on a downtrodden working class couple who learn how their love means everything.

Gravitas head Nolan Gallagher brokered the deal with CAA, Untitled Entertainment and Roger Kass for the filmmakers.

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