4:59am PT by Stuart Kemp
Noir Thriller 'Silent Cry' Picked Up for North American Distribution
LONDON – Urban noir film Silent Cry, starring Emily Woof and Douglas Henshall, has been snapped up by Music Video Distribution for North America.
U.K. sales and distribution genre specialist banner Jinga Films also sealed deals for the movie with Zeno Pictures for Benelux and Njutafilms for Scandinavia.
The film follows a young mother who refuses to believe that her newborn baby died from cot death. After being told by a hospital worker that her baby was switched with a prostitute's stillborn child, she embarks on an investigation into a seedy underworld that exposes corruption and murder in the medical world.
The film also stars Kevin Whately, Clive Russell, Frank Finlay, Craig Kelly and Steve Sweeney.
Written by Simon Lubert, Silent Cry is directed by Julian Richards, produced by Peter La Terriere and Tim Dennison, and executive produced by Keith Hayley and Robert Bevan.
All other territories are represented for sales by Screen Media Ventures.