IFC Films and Tartan Films have picked up North American and UK rightsrespectively to Film Four's mockumentary Brothers Of The Head.

The picture premiered at Toronto last autumn and IFC plans to release it inNorth American theatres in July.

Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe's picture follows the fate of exploited conjoinedtwins who are marketed as a boy band and end up as punk rockers. Tony Grisoniadapted the screenplay from Brian Aldiss' novel.

Simon Channing Williams and Gail Egan produced and FilmFour served as themajority financier in association with EM Media and Screen East.

Hanway Films is handling all international rights and the company's Tim Haslamnegotiated the deals with IFC's Sarah Lash and Tartan's Laura De Casto.

"I was incredibly excited by the very first pitch of Brothers Of The Head and from that moment until now, as we announce ourcollaboration with our US and UK distributors, it's been a pleasure to workwith this creative team of Lou and Keith, Tony Grisoni and Simon ChanningWilliams to deliver this extraordinary one-off - a film that captures thespirit of 1970's punk rock alongside a beautiful and disturbing emotionalstory," FilmFour head Tessa Ross said.

FilmFour and Tartan previously teamed up on James Marsh's The King, which premiered at Cannes last year and isscheduled to open this spring.