Palm Pictures has acquiredNorth American and Caribbean rights to Pablo Trapero's road movie RollingFamily.

The New York-baseddistributor plans an early 2006 release on the picture, which centres on an Argentinean matriarch who takes her family on a tripto a wedding.

The picture won bestdirector and best actress honours for Gracina Chironi at the Gijon FilmFestival 2004.

Palm's head of acquisitionsand production David Koh negotiated the deal with Samantha Horley of LuminaFilms on behalf of the filmmakers.

"Rolling Family is a touching film that offers something foreveryone," Palm's head of marketing Andy Robbins said. "Its themes transcendborders and we look forward to bringing it to the widest audience possible."