AFM: Rialto Takes Mafia Drama 'Black Souls'

Francesca Casciarri

Francesco Munzi's look at the ‘Ndrangheta mafia was a critical hit in Venice and Toronto

Rialto has picked up North American rights to Black Souls, a mafia drama from Italian director Francesco Munzi (Saimir), which was a critical and audience hit at the Venice and Toronto film festivals this year.

The domestic deal follows strong international sales for the drama. Rai Com is handling world sales at AFM.

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Munzi's film looks at the descent of three brothers, caught up in the world of Calabria's notorious mafia, the 'Ndrangheta.

Rialto plans to release Black Souls in North America in early 2015.

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