The Film Sales Company has picked up worldwide sales rights to Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story, Barry Avrich’s documentary that premiered on Monday night (September 9).
The documentary explores the life and legacy of Bob Guccione, the founder of Penthouse.
Avrich uses previously unseen archival footage, artifacts, drawings, photographs, sketches and interviews as well as contemporary commentary by those who knew Guccione best.
The film will get its television premiere on EPIX in the US with all other rights available.
The Film Sales Company president Andrew Herwitz negotiated the deal with producers and Jerrick Ventures co-owners Rick Schwartz and Jeremy Frommer.
“We’re thrilled to have the Film Sales Company as our partner as we restore the legacy around the world of this amazing and misunderstood man,” said Schwartz and Frommer.
For more information on the film visit the official website.