IFC Films nabs 'Unmade Beds' rights
Movie set for release later this yearIFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Alexis Dos Santo's "Unmade Beds," a romantic drama starring Deborah Francois and Fernando Tielve. The film, which premiered at Sundance, plays Saturday at New York's New Directors/New Film Festival and will be released later this year through either IFC in theaters or IFC Festival Direct.
"Beds" follows two young expats, Axl and Vera, who take up residence in a squat in London's East End. Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers and move on from recent heartbreak.
The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco for IFC Films with Ben Roberts of Protagonist Pictures.