Grindstone Entertainment Group has picked up North American rights to Sofia Films' gothic spaghetti Western Left For Dead starring Victoria Maurette.

Albert Pyun's centres on a woman's vengeful quest to find her lost husband in turn-of-the-century Mexico. Michael Najjar produced and the film was fully financed by Sofia Films.

Sofia's Michael Najjar and Chris Davis negotiated the deal for the producers with Stan Wertlieb of Grindstone.

Sofia Films' current slate includes Bulletface produced in partnership with Nelson Carpentier Films, which is in post-production. The company is preparing Albert Pyun's sword and sorcery action film Tales Of The Ancient Empire.