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Amazon Gets ‘Cheap Thrills’ and More Drafthouse Films

Amazon Gets 'Cheap Thrills' and More Drafthouse Films

Amazon has struck a content licensing agreement with Cinedigm to make Prime Instant Video the exclusive subscription streaming home to several films of Drafthouse Films’ collection.

The deal brings award-winning titles including “Cheap Thrills,” winner of the SXSW Midnight Audience Award for black comedy thriller, “Borgman” the Netherlands’ official 2014 Oscar entry and Ari Folman’s “The Congress,” starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel and Jon Hamm, to the Prime Instant Video service.

Two additional titles, the highly acclaimed rock-documentary “A Band Called Death” and award-winning coming-of-age film “I Declare War,” are also available beginning today. 

Additional films from the boutique label’s curated theatrical slate to be added exclusively to Prime Instant Video in the coming months include:
  • Mood Indigo,” Michel Gondry’s visionary love fable starring Audrey Tautou
  • 20,000 Days on Earth,” a documentary featuring musician and cultural icon Nick Cave
  • The Dog,” a documentary portrait of the man who inspired Al Pacino’s character in “Dog Day Afternoon”
  • “A Field in England,” Ben Wheatley’s psychedelic sorcery film
  • “Ms. 45,” the legendary film by Abel Ferrara
  • “The Visitor,” the sci-fi cult classic

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