Films Transit is reporting strong buyer interest in documentary
Since its premiere at Berlin, theatrical rights for the film have beensold to the UK (Tartan), Australia (Dendy), Canada (Capri), Poland (Gutek), theCzech Republic (Cinemarx), Finland (NRP), Sweden (Folkets Bio), and Switzerland(Columbus), with TV2 taking all media rights to Denmark. Deals for Benelux and Germany are alsonearing completion. Directed by BruceSinofsky and Joe Berlinger, Metallica followsthe famous rock band as they undergo group therapy while preparing for therelease of their latest studio album. ANorth American release is scheduled for July 9 through IFC.
Four additional territories have also been concluded for documentary
Films Transit also holds library rights to Kiss Of The Spider Woman, which it hopes to re-launch next year tocoincide with the film's 20-year anniversary.