AFM: Screen Media Takes 'A Violent Separation' for North America

A Violent Separation
Double Dutch International

Brenton Thwaites and Ben Robson star as brothers in the crime thriller from 'Martyrs' directors the Goetz brothers.

Screen Media has nabbed rights in North America for A Violent Separation, a new crime thriller from sibling directors Kevin and Michael Goetz (Martyrs).

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales actor Brenton Thwaites and Animal Kingdom's Ben Robson star as brothers in a small Midwestern town who are struggling with a terrible truth that threatens to tear three generations of their family apart. Alycia Debnam-Carey (Fear the Walking Dead), Claire Holt (47 Meters Down), Francesca Eastwood (Outlaws & Angels), Gerald McRaney, (This Is Us) and Ted Levine (Silence of the Lambs) co-star.

Screen Media is planning a day-and-date release in the first half of 2019.

Dan Clifton produced A Violent Separation under his Mortem Aut Triumphum banner, together with Catapult Entertainment Group’s Kevin Goetz and Christopher Watkin.

Screen Media worldwide acquisitions senior vp Seth Needle negotiated the deal for A Violent Separation with Mark Padilla of Double Dutch International, which is selling the film worldwide.