Active market buyer Tartan Films has picked up UK rights to TheDevil And Daniel Johnston, the documentaryabout a cult musician which won Jeff Feuerzeig the directing prize at Sundancelast month.
The film is being sold by Jeremy Barber of talent agency UTA,who negotiated with Tartan's Jane Giles. A US deal is expected to closein the next days.
"This is an extraordinary film about a trulyextraordinary character," said Tartan principal Hamish MacAlpine.
Tartanalso grabbed UK rights to Another Public Enemy, the hit sequel to director KangWoo-suk's revenge thriller Public Enemy. The film is sold by CinemaService, the Korean major that Kang founded and still chairs.
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