Mike Fleming

IFC Films acquired North American and Latin American rights to Peter Strickland’s The Duke Of Burgundy, which starts in Hungary later this month. Written and directed by Strickland, the film will star Sidse Babett Knudsen and Chiara D’Anna. The dark melodrama will be produced by Rook’s Andy Starke and will be executive produced via Rook by filmmaker Ben Wheatley, Film4’s Anna Higgs, BFI’s Lizzie Francke, and Pioneer’s Ildiko Kemeny.

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