Spotlight Pictures has introduced worldwide buyers in Toronto to the crime drama Brighton Beach featuring singer-songwriter FKA Twigs in her film debut.
David Gutnik directed the feature about an ambitious doctor and son to Russian immigrants who confronts a mob boss when the gangster threatens to destroy his Brooklyn family practice.
Barney Harris, (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, the upcoming Amazon Studios show The Wheel Of Time), Costa Ronin, and Sofia Vassilieva (My Sisters Keeper) star.
Molly Conners of Phiphen Pictures produced Brighton Beach with Michelle Booso, Giulio Marantonio and Jane Oster. Executive Producers are Amanda Bowers, Vincent Morano, Mark David, Douglas Marquez, Orin Wilf, Brian Levy, FKA Twigs, and Dmitry Bronfman.
Ryan McCombs of Spotlight negotiated the worldwide sales rights deal with Daniel Sirkin on behalf of the producers.