Overseas Filmgroup has acquired worldwide distribution on Agnieszka Holland's new film Julie Walking Home and has partnered with Pierce Brosnan's Irish Dreamtime to take on international sales on Bruce Beresford's Evelyn.
Julie Walking Home, which is currently shooting in Holland's native Poland, stars Miranda Otto, Lothaire Bluteau and William Fichtner. It is the story of a woman whose husband has cheated on her who flees to Poland with her terminally ill son to seek the help of a Russian faith healer.
Evelyn is currently shooting in Ireland with Brosnan in the lead role opposite Aidan Quinin, Julianna Margulies and Stephen Rea. United Artists has US rights. Set in Ireland in 1953, the film is the true story of a man desperately trying to retrieve his children from the care of the Catholic Church. Newcomer Sophie Vavasseur plays the oldest child Evelyn.