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iW NEWS | Regent Makes North American "Serbis" Deal

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 4, 2008 at 2:19AM

In a deal with Fortissimo Films, North American rights to Brillante Mendoza's "Serbis." have been acquired by Regent Releasing. The company is planning a limited winter release for the film, from the competition at this year's Cannes fest. It is now screening at the Toronto fest and is on tap for the upcoming New York Film Festival. Set in the Filipino city of Angeles, the film follows a family dealing with -- in the words of an announcement -- "bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations." [Eugene Hernandez]
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In a deal with Fortissimo Films, North American rights to Brillante Mendoza's "Serbis." have been acquired by Regent Releasing. The company is planning a limited winter release for the film, from the competition at this year's Cannes fest. It is now screening at the Toronto fest and is on tap for the upcoming New York Film Festival. Set in the Filipino city of Angeles, the film follows a family dealing with -- in the words of an announcement -- "bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations." [Eugene Hernandez]

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