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Music Box Films Acquires Heavy Metal Documentary ‘We Are Twisted F*cking Sister’

Music Box Films Acquires Heavy Metal Documentary 'We Are Twisted F*cking Sister'

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Music Box Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Andrew Horn’s “Twisted F*cking Sister.” The rock documentary premiered at the 2014 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and screened at the Goteborg Film Festival earlier this year. 

‘We Are Twisted F*cking Sister’ gives an insider’s perspective on the iconic 1980’s heavy metal band and recounts the tumultuous ten years before they reached global superstardom. Twisted Sister’s manager, their biggest fans and the group itself reveal how “the band that killed disco” came from nothing in never-before-seen interviews.

“Andrew Horn has delivered a quintessential rock documentary,” said Ed Arentz, Music Box Films’ managing partner. “It’s a film that obviously speaks to Twisted’s legion of fans, but will allow a whole new audience to experience the seventies NYC suburban rock club scene in all its sweaty, grimy, glittery glory, and what it took to become its undisputed masters.”

Music Box Films is planning an August release. The movie will proceed Twisted Sister’s 40th anniversary/farewell tour, aptly titled “Forty and F*ck It,” which will kick off in 2016 and honor drummer A.J. Pero, who passed away in March.

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