The distributor has picked up North American rights to Miguel Gomes’ six-hour trilogy about social and economic woes in Portugal.

All three films – The Restless One, The Desolate One and The Enchanted One – premiered in Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes and the stories are told through the perspective of a contemporary Scheherazade figure.

The trilogy will open at New York’s Film Society Of Lincoln Center on December 4, December 11 and December 18, respectively, with screenings scheduled to run concurrently into the third week.

Kino Lorber will open the film in other markets and festivals in early 2016, when digital and home media roll-out takes place.

Portugal’s O Som e a Furia produced alongside Sud, Komplizen Film, Box Production, Arte France Cinema, Arte/ZDF, RTP, Agat Films, and RTS-SRG SSR.

Kino Lorber CEO Richard Lorber brokered the deal with Match Factory sales director Thania Dimitrakopoulou and managing director Michael Weber.

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