Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Nick Rowland’s feature directorial debut Calm With Horses starring Cosmo Jarvis, Barry Keoghan, Bafta Breakthrough Brit Niamh Algar, and Ned Dennehy.
by Joe Murtagh wrote the crime drama that premiered in Toronto International Film Festival and also played at BFI London Film Festival
The DMC Film and Element Pictures production in association with Altitude Film Entertainment was developed and co-financed by Film4 and Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland with the participation of The Western Region Audiovisual Producer’s Fund/WRAP Fund.
Calm With Horses takes place in rural Ireland where a father and former boxer has become a feared enforcer for a family of drug dealers and is tested when he is asked to kill for the first time
Daniel Emmerson is producing, with Michael Fassbender and Conor McCaughan serving as executive producers for DMC, alongside Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe for Element Pictures, Sam Lavender, Sue Bruce-Smith and Daniel Battsek for Film4, Will Clarke and Mike Runagall for Altitude, Celine Haddad for Screen Ireland, and Sarah Dillon for the WRAP Fund.
Element’s Rory Gilmartin and Kate Glover are co-producers.
Jonathan Saba negotiated the deal for Saban Films with Altitude Film Sales and CAA Media Finance on behalf of the filmmakers.