Boutique US distributor Kino International has pickedup North American rights to Kelly Reichardt's critically acclaimed Old Joy whichwas a hit at this year's Sundance, Rotterdam and New Directors/New Filmsfestivals.

The film stars Will Oldham and Daniel London as twoold friends in their mid-30s whose long relationship has reached a crossroadsdue to their divergent paths in life.

Michael Thornton's Forward Entertainment is handlinginternational sales in Cannes.

Kino's current releases include Sarah Watt's LookBoth Ways and the Iranian film Iron Island.