Screen Daily by Mona Tabbara

01 Mar Sony Pictures Classics takes slew of territories for Embankment’s ‘The Miracle Club’ (exclusive)

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up all rights in the US, Latin America and across south-east Asia and eastern Europe to The Miracle Club, directed by Irish filmmaker Thaddeus O’Sullivan, starring Laura Linney, Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Agnes O’Casey. The UK’s Embankment Films is handling...

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10 May Embankment unveils first look at Lone Scherfig’s ‘The Movie Teller’ (exclusive)

UK sales outfit Embankment has unveiled a first look at Lone Scherfig’s The Movie Teller. Screen can exclusively reveal the image, which features newcomer Alondra Valenzuela with Bérénice Bejo and Antonio de la Torre. The Spanish-language film is set in a 1960s mining community in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where it is...

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01 Oct ‘The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry’ embarks on UK location shoot

Production is underway on The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry, with shooting beginning on location in the UK on Monday (September 27), in Devon. Linda Bassett, star of East Is East and Kinky Boots, has joined the previously announced cast of Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton. The high-budget independent feature is the first...

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