Film Movement Picks Up Elie Wajeman's 'Aliyah'
The film, which screened in the Directors Fortnight' at Cannes, will be released early in 2013.
Film Movement has acquired North Amrican rights to Elie Wajeman’s Aliyah, which screened in the Directors’ Fortnight at the recent Cannes Film Festival.
The French language feature stars Pio Marmai as a Jewish drug dealer in Paris who is caught between family ties and dreams of moving to a better life in Israel.
The distributor is planning a New York theatrical opening in the first quarter of 2013, along with a day-and-date cable VOD premiere.
The acquisition was negotiated by Rebeca Conget, vp of acquisitions and distribution at Film Movement, and Sébastien Chesneau, head of international sales at REZO.
- Failure, Alarms & After Parties: Chats with The Posies, Dry the River's Peter Liddle and Ghost Town's Kevin McCullough
- This Rapper Just Won The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With Marijuana
- Emily Browning: If I Had Gotten That 'Twilight' Role, 'I Would Have Quit' Acting
- This Map Plots Where Your Favorite College Movies Were Filmed
- Sophia Bush Sends Congrats to Pal Aaron Paul For Emmy Win!
- Miles Teller on One-Night Stands: Don't Let Them Borrow Clothes Because 'You Will Not Get That Sh-t Back'
- Jennifer Aniston & Sandra Bullock Mock Chelsea Handler on 'Chelsea Lately' Finale
- Gerard Butler, Vanessa Hudgens, & Selena Gomez Sing Farewell to Chelsea Handler on 'Chelsea Lately'