Monday, May 23, 2016

Memo to Distributors: Buy These 2016 Cannes Film Festival Movies

Plenty of movies that started at this year's Cannes Film Festival without U.S. distribution eventually found it: Sony Pictures Classics landed one of the favorites of the competition with "Toni Erdmann," expected to be a foreign language player in the Oscar race, and the company also nabbed the Studio Ghibli-produced "The Red Turtle." Strand Releasing picked up Alain Giraudie's eccentric character study "Staying Vertical," while IFC Films got the Palme d'Or-winning "I, Daniel Blake."  READ MORE: The 2016 Indiewire Cannes Bible But there were many other highlights from the program that remain without a distributor. Cannes isn't always the...

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