Heading into AFM Spotlight Pictures has acquired international rights to the crime thriller Child Of God in its third collaboration with RabbitBandini.

James Franco directed the film starring Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson and Franco.  

The film premiered in Venice and received its North American premiere immediately afterwards in Toronto. Child Of God is based on the book by Cormac McCarthy.

Spotlight Pictures’ CEO Matt McCombs said: “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with James and Vince. They are among the most fearless and creative producers out there. We welcome the opportunity to represent all three of their films to international buyers at AFM.”

RabbitBandini’s Vince Jolivette added: “Our relationship with Spotlight so far has been extraordinary and we were excited to continue it with Child Of God.”

Jolivette of RabbitBandini negotiated the deal with Carlos Rincon of Spotlight Pictures. Spotlight and RabbitBandini previously worked together on Tar and Sal.