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Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Afghanistan War Drama ‘Hyena Road’

Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires U.S. Rights to Afghanistan War Drama 'Hyena Road'

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Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Paul Gross’ war drama “Hyena Road,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this year as a Gala Presentation.

Gross wrote, directed and stars in the film about three men caught up in the conflict in Taliban territory in Afghanistan. 

Gross stars as an intelligence officer tasked with overseeing and defending the constructing of a road into Taliban territory, known as the Hyena Road. Rossif Sutherland also stars as the leader of a sniper team whose job is to protect the construction crew.

Samuel Goldwyn Films is planning a 2016 release.

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