Sony Pictures Classics acquires 'Winter'

Dutch film is entered for best foreign-language Oscar

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to the Dutch film "Winter in Wartime" from High Point Films, the theatrical division of Carey Fitzgerald's London-based High Point Media Group.

Directed by Martin Koolhaven, "Winter," the Dutch entry for the best foreign-language Oscar, look at the Dutch resistance during World War II from the perspective of a 13-year-old.

It was produced by Els Vandevorst and San Fu Maltha.