MercuryMedia has taken on UK distribution of Patrick Creadon's I.O.U.S.A.

The feature-length documentary has already been released theatrically in the US and premiered at Sundance.

It will have its European premiere Nov 5 as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest and will then open in the UK from Nov 27 at Picturehouse Cinemas as part of the joiningthedots documentary season.

I.O.U.S.A. is about America's rapidly growing national debt.

Tim Sparke MD of MercuryMedia said: 'This timely film, whilst focusing on the US national debt, has a message that will resonate with both British citizens struggling to cope in these challlenging times, and our leaders and opinion-formers who have the responsibility for solving the global financial problems we face. Mercury is very proud to be offering this film and is confident that I.O.U.S.A. will strike a chord with all who choose to see it.'