PVR acquires 'Butter,' 'Jack' at Cannes

Indian producer and distributor buys summer, fall slate

NEW DELHI -- PVR Pictures announced this week its acquisitions at Cannes including as Nicole Kidman-starrer “Rabbit Hole” and “Bel Ami” with Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman), to be released in India in the coming months.

Other titles include “Butter” (Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Garner), “Jack” (John Cusack), “One Day” (Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway) and “Jane Eyre.”

In the past PVR Pictures has distributed titles such as the “Twilight” franchise, “Burn After Reading” and “Blindness.”

 “It is an exciting time for us and we are very happy to be distributing some of the most awaited movies of the year in India showcased at Cannes,” PVR Group joint managing director Sanjeev Kumar Bijli said.

PVR will also release its other acquistions this year, including “A Single Man” (Colin Firth, Julianne Moore), “Edge of Darkness” (Mel Gibson) and the much-awaited “Eclipse” from the “Twilight” series.
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