Adopt Films Takes Caroline Link’s 'Exit Marrakech' for U.S.

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"Exit Marrakech"

The drama, about a father and son’s cathartic roadtrip through Morocco, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

BERLIN  - Adopt Films have take U.S. rights to Exit Marrakech , the new drama from Oscar-winning German director Caroline Link (Nowhere in Africa) from ARRI Worldsales.

The drama, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last month, stars Ulrich Tukur (The White Ribbon) as a German playwright working in Marrakech who takes a road trip across Morocco with his estranged son (Samuel Schneider).

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The deal was negotiated by Adopt Films President Tim Grady and ARRI Worldsales director of sales and acquisitions Moritz Hemminger.

Adopt plans to bow Exit Marrakech theatrically in the U.S. in the early summer, 2014.

Adopt had a successful platform release for its last German-language title, Christian Petzold’s Barbara, which grossed more then $1 million for the boutique distributor.