Sold byIcon Entertainment International, TheDarwin Awards is a dark comedy starring Joseph Fiennes and Winona Ryder asinvestigators who check people's posthumous entitlement to awards celebratingludicrous accidental deaths.
Thepicture, directed by Finn Taylor, was picked up for
The Darwin Awards brings to three the number of Sundance titlesthat three-year-old Moviemax has acquired for
Thecompany, which is headed by Guglielmo Marchetti, Rudolph Gentile and Marco Dell'Utri,has also snapped up Italian rights to AlphaDog and Lucky Number Slevin.
Moviemax was recently boosted by a hefty financialinvestment from Mondo Home Entertainment, an outfitowned by the publicly-listed animation company MondoTV.