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    'The Spectacular Now,' 'Austenland' & 'The Look Of Love' Lead First Wave Of Sundance Acquisitions

    The Sundance Film Festival has been underway for a few days now, but the buyers' market has been slow to get moving. It's not entirely surprising; as we documented last week, a run of disappointments has left distributors a little more cautious than in the past, and with few films attracting across-...

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    Sundance 2013: IFC Films Falls for Michael Winterbottom's 'The Look of Love'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights to Michael Winterbottom’s “The Look of Love,” which amounts to the first acquisition of a dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The Premieres section drama first screened Saturday night at the Eccles Theatre.

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    The Women of 'On the Road': Fact, Fiction or Fantasy?

    A strange thing happens in the new film adaptation. Though still secondary to the narrative, the women have gained in significance and impact in key ways that speak both to Salles’ cinematic approach to storytelling and to the expectations of today’s film audiences.

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    IFC Center Goes 'On the Road' With Director Walter Salles (Plus, Hopper, Ford, Antonioni, Wenders & Kiarostami)

    With the long-awaited Walter Salles-directed adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" coming out in select cities Dec. 21, the IFC Center in New York is looking to build anticipation with a week-long road movie retrospective selected by Salles. Which makes sense, since IFC Films acqu...

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    'On the Road': Walter Salles Tells NYC Why a "Brazilian Without an American Passport" Was the Right Guy to Adapt the Seminal Kerouac Novel

    On paper, Walter Salles, the beloved Brazilian filmmaker best known for the Che Guevara biopic "The Motocycle Diaries," doesn't seem like the ideal fit for helming the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal American novel "On the Road." But last Thursday, at a Midtown New York screening of the fi...

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    Watch: First 'Save The Date' Trailer Tells The Story About Young Love And Its Setbacks (Video)

    Following its premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, IFC has realeased the first trailer for "Save The Date."

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    Parker Posey Comedy 'Price Check' Picked Up by IFC Films

    Deals are still closing for Sundance 2012 films. IFC Films announced Tuesday that it has locked down all North American rights to writer-director Michael Walker’s comedy “Price Check.” The specialty distributor will release the film on VOD October 11 and in theaters November 16.

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    IFC Films Feels 'Passion' For Brian De Palma's Latest

    When was the last time you were excited about a Brian De Palma film? Was it during the last decade? Well, his latest, the sexy, psychological thriller “Passion” starring Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams, might get your pulse racing in another way. It’s a remake of Alain Corneau&rsqu...

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    IFC Films Captures U.S. Rights to Marisa Tomei Thriller 'Inescapable'

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Ruba Nadda’s “Inescapable,” which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week. The company picked up U.S. rights to "Byzantium" and North American rights to the Mira Nair-di...

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    TIFF Deal Update: Magnolia Buys 'No Place on Earth,' IFC Nabs Nair's 'Reluctant Fundamentalist'

    There's usually a deal in the offing when you see a street huddle after a screening of a Toronto title with advance buzz. Yesterday I saw Eamonn Bowles and his Magnolia team in a circle, heads bowed, intensely debating the merits of something they were thinking of buying. Lo and behold, the next day...

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