Kino Int'l takes 'Dogtooth' for U.S.

6:05 AM PST 09/16/2009 by Gregg Kilday, AP

Also sold to U.K., Spain, Australia, Benelux, France

Kino International has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Yorgos Lanthimos' "Dogtooth." The film, a prizewinner at the Festival de Cannes' Un Certain Regard, will be released theatrically in the U.S. in either the fall or early winter.

MK2, which is handling international sales, has also struck deals for such territories as the U.K. (Verve), Spain (Avalon), Australia (Madman), Benelux (Filmfreak) and France, where MK2 will be distributing.

"Dogtooth" screened at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend.
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