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Drafthouse Films Picks Up Filipino Crime Thriller 'Graceland'

The crime movie will get a limited theatrical run plus a VOD release in 2013.

Philippines - Graceland and Prima
Sung Rae Cho; Miguel Calayan

Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, has picked the North American rights to Filipino crime saga Graceland.

Drafthouse is planning a limited theatrical opening as well as VOD release in 2013.

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The movie premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival and will have its Texas premiere at this year’s Fantastic Fest, which runs Sept. 20 - 27.

Written and directed by Ron Morales, the story is set in the corrupt underworld of Manila, the Philippines’ capital, and follows a desperate man who ends up making a series of moral compromises in a tale of kidnapping gone wrong.