Arclight Sells ‘Mystery Road’ Rights To Well Go USA

By | Thursday June 6, 2013 @ 8:48am PDT
Mike Fleming

Arclight Films sold US distribution rights to new the feature thriller Mystery Road to Well Go USA. Gary Hamilton, Executive Producer of Mystery Road, said that the deal, which he described as ‘significant’ was negotiated at Cannes. Ivan Sen’s new feature film, Mystery Road stars Aaron … Read More »

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Hugo Weaving Takes The `Mystery Road’ In Aussie Outback Thriller

By | Monday June 25, 2012 @ 7:41pm PDT

Don Groves is a Deadline contributor based in Sydney.

Adding to his gallery of rogues and other dodgy characters, Hugo Weaving plays a cop with questionable motives in Mystery Road, writer-director Ivan Sen’s thriller which started shooting this … Read More »

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Cannes Roundup: ‘War Witch’, ‘Ill Manors,’ ‘Yossi’, ‘Mystery Road’, John Boorman Doc

By | Wednesday May 9, 2012 @ 10:38pm PDT

Films Distribution heading into Cannes tells Deadline it is in full-blown negotiations for the U.S. on War Witch, which is Kim Nguyen’s Tribeca winner. The label’s co-founder Nicolas Brigaud-Robert also tells Deadline the company is on track to close the U.S. on Israeli drama Yossi. It has international sales on Maddened By His Absence (which has a special screening in Critics’ Week), 30 Beats (though Lionsgate has U.S.), and SXSW Midnighter Audience Award winner Citadel (Cinedigm and New Video have U.S. rights).

Bankside Films has taken worldwide sales rights to iLL MANORS, the directorial debut of British rapper Ben Drew who’s better known as Plan B. Revolver is releasing in the UK on June 6. The film was developed through Film London Microwave, a scheme set up in partnership with BBC Films and with support from Skillset to develop emerging London talent.

Arclight Films has boarded writer-director Ivan Sen’s Mystery Road. The $A2 million pic was financed by Screen Australia, Screen Queensland, and the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Arclight has world sales rights outside Australia/NZ where the film will be released by a new distributor, Michael Wrenn’s Management of Doubt. Sen is the vanguard of a group of Aboriginal filmmakers who are making distinctive films. Read More »

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