Canadian outfit Arrow Entertainment has taken world rights excluding Benelux to Cut Loose, from the prolific Flemish director Jan Verheyen.

Cut Loose was produced by the team behind Flemish hits The Alzheimer Case and Ben X. Based on the best-selling novel by Tom Naegels, the film is about a crusading journalist whose life is turned upside down after he meets a beautiful Pakistani refugee (Sana Mouziane.)

Cut Loose racked up 85,000 admissions for Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD) on its 17 September release in Flanders. The film was produced by Peter Bouckaert for Eyeworks Film & TV Drama. and made with the support of Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (VAF).

It received its world premiere at the Montreal World Film Festival.