Posts Tagged: film acquisition

Lightening Strikes Twice At Sundance With Jeremiah Zagar’s “We The Animals”

After securing Bart Layton’s American Animals from Sundance Film Fest earlier this month, The Orchard’s film troops have won big once again, acquiring North American rights to Jeremiah Zagar’s We the Animals. Get ready, theatrical release is slated for 2018. With an impressive history in documentary film, We The Animals is the first narrative directed by Zagar. The film follows a family… Read more »

No One Cannes Like The Orchard Can: Kings, BPM & More

Wrapping up Festival de Cannes, The Orchard film team has has scored some amazing wins. Now with three acquisitions underway we have now gained Kings and BPM (120 Battements Par Minute), in addition to Under The Eiffel Tower. Written and directed by BAFTA-nominee Deniz Gamze Erguven (Mustang), The Orchard has acquired all North American rights to Kings, starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig…. Read more »

The Orchard Acquires “Under The Eiffel Tower” At Cannes

What’s more fitting than acquiring a French-themed film during Festival de Cannes? The Orchard is excited to acquire worldwide rights to Archie Borders’ Under The Eiffel Tower.  Written by Borders and David Henry, Under The Eiffel Tower stars Matt Walsh (Veep) as Stuart, a salesman struggling through a mid-life crisis. In his search of fulfillment, Stuart finds himself on a… Read more »

The Orchard & Joachim Trier Team Up Once Again for “Thelma”

It’s pretty obvious that The Orchard and Joachim Trier are a solid match. The pairing blossomed under Trier’s stunning Louder Than Bombs, now sparks are flying again as The Orchard has acquired the North American rights to the writer/producer’s new film Thelma.  Thelma’s protagonist is a Norwegian student (named Thelma) that moves to Oslo, Norway, where she falls for… Read more »

The Orchard Lands Raoul Peck’s ‘The Young Karl Marx’

The Orchard has acquired US distribution rights for The Young Karl Marx. The film was directed, produced and co-written by Academy Award nominee Raoul Peck. Starring August Diehl, Stefan Konarske and Vicky Krieps, The Young Karl Marx is planned for a theatrical release this fall. A historical tale of friendship and passion, the story traces the footsteps of legendary Karl… Read more »