Andrés Wood’s film will open theatrically in November or December followed by VoD in early 2013.

Violeta Went To Heaven is the biopic of folksinger and poet Violeta Parra, whose songs revolutionised Latin American music and popularised theNueva Cancion movement.

The film won the Sundance world cinema dramatic jury prize at this year’s festival.

Kino Lorber CEO Richard Lorber negotiated the deal with Juan Torres of Madrid-based Latido Films.