Back to IndieWire

Film Movement Acquires Sundance Drama ‘Take Me to the River’

Film Movement Acquires Sundance Drama 'Take Me to the River'

READ MORE: Sundance Review: ‘Take Me to the River’ Announces the Arrival of a Promising New Filmmaking Talent

Film Movement has acquired North American distribution rights for Matt Sobel’s drama film, “Take Me to the River.” The movie premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and marks Sobel’s directorial debut. 

“Take Me to the River” tells the story of Ryder, a gay California teen who wants to come out to his conservative Nebraskan family during a family reunion but holds off to appease his mother. As tensions rise during the family reunion, Ryder learns some secrets that weren’t meant to be uncovered. The cast includes Logan Miller, Robin Weigert, Josh Hamilton and Richard Schiff. 

The film will his theaters January 2016.

READ MORE: The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged , , , ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox