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Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires Spanish Dark Comedy ‘My Big Night’

Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires Spanish Dark Comedy 'My Big Night'

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Breaking Glass Pictures has secured North American distribution rights to Álex de la Iglesia’s ensemble dark comedy, “My Big Night.” The film, which chronicles the behind-the-scenes mayhem at a New Years Eve television spectacular, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.  

The official synopsis reads: “It’s only October, but the network’s annual black-tie New Year’s Eve spectacular has already been in production for a grueling week and a half, and setbacks continue to accumulate. A falling crane has just taken out an extra, and the show’s hosts are at each other’s throats. Oversexed pop sensation Adán (Mario Casas) discovers he’s been duped by a semen thief, while legendary divo Alphonso (real-life singer Raphael) is stalked by an armed and unstable would-be songwriter (Jaime Ordóñez), who’s disgruntled after years of rejection.”

“Releasing ‘My Big Night’ and adding another modern auteur to the Breaking Glass family is a dream come true,” said Rich Wolff, CEO Breaking Glass Pictures. “In a world of dark independent features, Alex’s films have always done a masterful job of bringing satire and comedy to audiences. We hope this one will keep audiences smiling.”

 Breaking Glass is planning a theatrical release for April 2016. The movie will next screen in January at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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