Jessica Chastain's 'Miss Julie' Gets Canadian Distribution

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Pacific Northwest Pictures grabs all local rights to Liv Ullman's sixth picture

After a premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Liv Ullman's Miss Julie, which stars Jessica Chastain, has secured Canadian distribution via Pacific Northwest Pictures. Wrekin Hill Entertainment earlier acquired all U.S. rights to Ullmann's sixth film.

The deal with Wild Bunch follows the film, which also stars Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton, being tipped for an awards season run. Miss Julie is based on August Strindberg's classic stage play of the same name and is set in 1880s Ireland.

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Synnove Horsdal, Oliver Dungey and Teun Hilte produced the film. 

"We are so thrilled to bring this incredible film with across the board great performances to Canada and also so pleased to be working with Wild Bunch again on another high quality film," Pacific Northwest Pictures vp Emily Alden said in a statement.

Read more 'Miss Julie': Toronto Review