11 March 2014

Demange’s ’71 finds US home

By otm

10 March, 2014 | By Jeremy Kay

Roadside Attractions and Black Label Media have acquired all US rights to Yann Demange’s thriller.

The film received a strong critical support following its world premiere in Berlin. Rising star Jack O’Connell plays the lead as a British soldier stranded in Belfast following a riot.

O’Connell appears in the current number one US release300: Rise Of An Empire and stars in Angelina Jolie’s upcoming film Unbroken.

Demange’s feature directorial debut is based on a screenplay by Gregory Burke. Robin Gutch of Warp Films and Angus Lamont of Crab Apple produced.

Protagonist Pictures handled international sales and brokered the deal with Roadside Attractions and CAA on behalf of Black Label.

The deal marks the first acquisition for distribution by Molly Smith’s Black Label Media.

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/news/distribution/demanges-71-finds-us-home/5068474.article?blocktitle=MORE-TOP-NEWS&contentID=40294


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