THINKFilm, the NorthAmerican distibution outfit which was launched at the Toronto InternationalFilm Festival last year, has entered into a three-picture home entertainmentdistribution deal with Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (CTHE).

The first film on the slateis The Dangerous Lives Of Altar Boys starring and produced by Jodie Foster followed by BartFreundlich's World Travelerstarring Billy Crudup and Ismail Merchant's Mystic Masseur starring Om Puri and James Fox.

The deal was announced andnegotiated by THINKFilm president Jeff Sackman and Benedict Carver, vicepresident of acquisition for Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.