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Sundance: A24 Makes Second Buy of Fest With ‘Obvious Child’

Sundance: A24 Makes Second Buy of Fest With 'Obvious Child'

A24 is on a roll at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, making second major buy intwo days. The distributor acquired the North American rights to Gillian Robespierre’s comedy “Obvious Child,” which featuring a performance by Jenny Slate that this review called “charismatic and funny as hell.”

“Child” was produced by Elisabeth Holm and executive produced by rooks nest entertainment, sundial pictures, votiv films, slate, Robespierre, and David Kaplan.

The film premiered at the Sundance on Friday.  A24 brokered the deal with WME, and plans a theatrical release in 2014. The company also picked up Lynn Shelton’s “Laggies” on Saturday.

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