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iW NEWS | Magnolia Acquires "Romulus"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 15, 2007 at 8:13AM

Magnolia Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to Arclight Films' Australian drama "Romulus, My Father." The directorial debut of actor Richard Roxburgh, "Romulus" stars Eric Bana and Franka Potente and was recently nominated in every single category at the Australian Film Awards, making it the most nominated film in their history. "This film has been acclaimed everywhere it has been seen, including at this year's Toronto festival," said Arclight head Gary Hamilton. "We think the film is absolutely right for Magnolia Pictures, and we're very proud and happy that they will release it in the U.S." [Peter Knegt]
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Magnolia Pictures has acquired all U.S. rights to Arclight Films' Australian drama "Romulus, My Father." The directorial debut of actor Richard Roxburgh, "Romulus" stars Eric Bana and Franka Potente and was recently nominated in every single category at the Australian Film Awards, making it the most nominated film in their history. "This film has been acclaimed everywhere it has been seen, including at this year's Toronto festival," said Arclight head Gary Hamilton. "We think the film is absolutely right for Magnolia Pictures, and we're very proud and happy that they will release it in the U.S." [Peter Knegt]

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