Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired all North American rights from Beta Cinema to Sharon Mammon and Tal Granit’s euthanasia comedy. BOND/360, Zeitgeist Films and Image Entertainment have all been active in separate deals.
The Farewell Party (pictured) premiered on the Lido last year where it won the Venice Days’ People’s Choice and earned four Israeli Ophir Awards including best actor for Zee’s Reach.
Pie Films and 2Team production produced The Farewell Party in co-production with Pallas Film, Twenty Twenty Vision and United King Films. Goldwyn plans a spring release.
- BOND/360 has acquired US rightsfrom Continental Media to the hip-hop documentaryShake The Dust directed by Adam Sjöberg.
- Zeitgeist Films has acquired US rights fromMemento Films International to Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court, winner of the Venice Lion Of The Future and Orizzonti Award for best film. The drama follows the legal process surrounding a suicide assist case in India.
- Image Entertainment has secured US rights toJoe Dante’shorror-comedyBurying The Ex starring Anton Yeltsin, Ashley Greene and Alexandra Daddario and plans a summer theatrical and VOD release.