Fledgling NewYork and Pennsylvania-based boutique distributor Kindred Media Group ispartnering up with HispanoFilms Distribution on the US distribution of EnriqueRenteria's Mexican comedy Dame Tu Cuerpo (Gimme Your Body).
The partnerswill seek to broaden the reach of the picture, which has grossed more than $4min Mexico, as part of a strategy by Kindred to increase its repertoire ofHispanic titles.
Dame TuCuerpo stars RafaelSanchez Navarro, Luz Maria Zetina, and Pedro Alvarez Tostado and tells of abizarre body-swap that takes place between a man's prospective bride and hisbest friend.
"We are excitedabout our relationship with HispanoFilms Distribution, and feel that byincluding Hispanic films in our distribution efforts we can help some reallywonderful material to reach a wider audience," Kindred president Jeffrey D Erbsaid.
HispanoFilmslaunched the picture earlier this year in Los Angeles, and Kindred plans toexpand into West Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut, New York, andMassachusetts in October.
Kindred recentlypicked up universal rights from Tasty Pixels to Mark Young's techno-thriller Phreaker.