Roadside Attractions has swooped on US rights to Therese ahead of its Toronto world premiere. Separately, Strand Releasing has acquired US rights to Refuge.
Charlie Stratton’s romantic thriller Therese will premiere in Toronto on Sept 7 and stars Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Tom Felton and Jessica Lange. Exclusive Media holds international rights.
LD Entertainment developed, financed and produced the adaptation of Emile Zola’s French classic Thérèse Raquin about a sexually repressed women stuck in a marriage to her sickly cousin.
Roadside Attractions will oversee marketing and distribution in collaboration with LD Entertainment president of distribution David Dinerstein.
Strand co-president Jon Gerrans negotiated the Refuge deal with Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content.
Jessica Goldberg wrote and directed the drama based on her play about a young woman who raises her brother and sister after their parents leave town and meets a drifter.
Krysten Ritter, Logan Huffman, Madeleine Martin and Brian Geraghty star.
Jack Heller and Dallas Sonnier of Caliber Media produced and Gary Cogill and Richard Toussaint served as executive producers for Lascaux Films.