Specialty B.O. Preview: ‘The Sessions’, ‘All Together,’ ‘Holy Motors’, ‘Tai Chi Zero’

By | Thursday October 18, 2012 @ 10:39pm PDT

Brian Brooks is managing editor of MovieLine.

Jane Fonda, Kylie Minogue, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy and more have debuts in the specialty realm this weekend. Fox Searchlight hosted a series of word-of-mouthers for The Sessions, which it nabbed at Sundance. NYC distributor Kino Lorber is teaming with Tribeca Film for its first title going out via theatrical day and date with French-language All Together. Cannes favorite Holy Motors will head out in theaters via Indomina, opening in New York this weekend, followed by releases in various U.S. cities following a string of festival premieres. And niche Asian film company Well Go USA is releasing the first movie in its Chinese-language “franchise,” Tai Chi Zero.

The Sessions
Director-writer: Ben Lewin
Cast: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks
Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight snagged Ben Lewin’s The Sessions at Sundance, where it won an Audience Award in January under its original title The Surrogate. Searchlight SVP Distribution Frank Rodriguez said the film will attract a core of cinephiles and an “over-40 audience” though it won’t be limited to those. “The film has John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy, so I think some younger audiences will be drawn to it,” Rodriguez said. Read More »

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Kino Lorber, Tribeca Land U.S. Rights To Jane Fonda-Starrer ‘All Together’

By | Monday August 20, 2012 @ 9:16am PDT
Mike Fleming

New York, NY – August 20, 2012 – Kino Lorber, Inc. and Tribeca Film are proud to announce the acquisition of all US rights to Stéphane Robelin’s crowd-pleasing comedy ALL TOGETHER (Et si on vivait tous ensemble?), starring Jane

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