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Oscilloscope Acquires Acclaimed Slamdance Hit ‘Body’

Oscilloscope Acquires Acclaimed Slamdance Hit 'Body'

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After screening to great acclaim on the festival circuit, Dan Berk and Robert Olson’s twisty thriller “Body” has secured distribution.

Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to the film, which stars veteran indie actor Larry Fessenden. The film’s official synopsis reads: “A darkly funny and twisted journey taking place entirely on one unforgettable Christmas Eve, ‘Body’ revolves around a trio of college coeds whose dalliance with breaking and entering goes horribly awry. Sneaking off to a secluded mansion to party, the young girls are faced with dire choices after they unexpectedly encounter the property’s groundskeeper. Following a freak accident, the girls find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian nightmare steeped in tension, suspicion, double-crossing, and murder, where no one is to be trusted and a new twist lies around every corner.”

About the acquisition, O-Scope’s Dan Berger and David Laub said, “‘Body’ is an absolutely wonderful discovery—an incredibly clever, resourceful thriller that crafts excitement, tension, and piquant black humor out of the most basic of setups.”
“Body” will next be seen in early May at The Stanley Film Festival. Oscilloscope plans a theatrical and digital release later this year. 

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