MTV Documentary Films has acquired worldwide rights to two-time Sundance grand jury prize winner Ondi Timoner’s Sundance 2022 entry Last Flight Home in what sources said was a highly competitive situation.
The Interloper Films production received its world premiere as a Special Screening during the online festival last month and sees veteran documentarian Timoner present a loving account of her ailing father Eli Timoner’s life as he expresses his desire to end his life.
Ondi Timoner, who won Sundance grand jury prizes for Dig! in 2004 and We Live In Public in 2009 and whose directing credits include Mapplethorpe, produced Last Flight Home with David Turner.
MTV Documentary Films plans an autumn theatrical release and awards campaign. The deal was negotiated by Lance McPherson for MTV Documentary Films and 30WEST on behalf of the filmmakers.