Strand Releasing has acquired US rights to Claudia Sainte-Luce’s The Amazing Cat Fish from Pyramide International.
The drama screens this week at Ventana Sur in Buenos Aires. Pyramide has licensed rights for France (Pyramide), Germany (Arsenal), Austria (Polyfilm), Benelux (Imagine Film), Switzerland (Cineworx), Japan (Bitters End), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Australia and New Zealand (Palace Films).
The Amazing Cat Fish premiered in Locarno where it received the junior jury award and went on to screen in Toronto. The story follows a young woman who strikes up an unlikely relationship with a mother of four children.
Jon Gerrans of Strand negotiated the deal with Pyramide’s Lucero Garzon. Strand plans a spring 2014 release.