Category Archives: Film Rights Tracker (SM-DB)

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LILY AND THE OCTOPUS (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)About the relationship between a man and his dachshund Lily using an octopus that attaches to Lily to grapple with ideas about illness, death and holding on (and letting go) to the pets we love.

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ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A 12-year old girl of Indian descent lies to her classmates at a private day school in Atlanta about owning a cursed lamp that can end the world, and when challenged to light it, she awakens a being called the Sleeper, the Lord of Destruction.

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LIMELIGHT (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Biopic about the reign and fall of Peter Gatien, the 1990s king of Gotham nightlife who owned the hip clubs Limelight and The Tunnel.

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WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED ON MARS (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a woman who discovers she can breathe the air on Mars, upending her world and that of her fellow colonists.

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THE BOY AT THE KEYHOLE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)After his mother is abruptly called away to America, a British boy begins to suspect that maybe she was murdered by the housekeeper who watches over him in the family’s isolated estate.

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WESLEY THE OWL (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Recounts the true story of the author as a young Caltech biologist who is asked to raise Wesley, a baby barn owl with a wing injury that will prevent it from surviving in the wild with stories collected over the 19-year bond between human and owl.

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RUSSIAN ROULETTE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Tells the formative story that led to the current controversy about Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

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THE WHITE TIGER (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows the rise of a Bangaluru driver from the lower caste society of India to becoming a successful chauffeur and businessman, not always using legal means.

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TO DIE IN VIENNA (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Freddie Makin, a civilian surveillance contractor in Vienna, has been watching a Chinese academic named Jiang Cheng for the past year. When Freddie interrupts a break-in at his apartment, the intruder escapes, only to return to try and kill him. Now Freddie has to figure out who is trying to kill him and why, all while hiding the past that he’s been running away from.

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THE WICKED DEEP (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)In the town of Sparrow, Oregon, hree sisters drowned in 1822 for being witches inhabit the bodies of three girls to lure boys to their deaths. 17-year old Penny Talbot wants to make sure her new boyfriend Bo Carter doesn’t become their latest victim.

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WORST SEAT IN THE HOUSE (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Lincoln’s close friend Henry Rathbone, who was at the Ford Theatre on the night of the President’s murder, is haunted by the ghost of John Wilkes Booth afterwards.

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THE HAZEL WOOD (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Teenager Alice lives on the road with her mother, but when her mother is kidnapped, Alice realizes that her grandmother’s dark fairy tales might be based more on reality than fantasy.

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THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Set in 1785, it tells the story of Jonah Hancock, a prosperous merchant and widower whose ship has been sold for a mermaid, who forges an encounter between Hancock and the desirable courtesan, Angelica Neal.

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A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The series centers around 19-year-old huntress Feyre, who gets mixed up in the world of faeries after killing a wolf in the woods and being captured by a faerie who drags her back to its magical land for retribution.

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YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a screenwriter who takes his wife and daughter to a remote house in the Alps so he can finish writing a sequel to his big hit movie before unexplained occurrences start driving the writer mad.

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THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)A child psychologist who suffers from agoraphobia holes up inside her New York home spying on her neighbors until she sees a horrible crime at a house across the way inhabited by a new family.

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The Vanished (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)The true story of the “johatsu,” disenfranchised Japanese who mysteriously disappear every year.

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Climatized (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows loner and former CIA agent an international conspiracy led by a shadow organization whose influence reaches the highest levels of our government.

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THE EARTHQUAKE BIRD (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Set in Tokyo, the noir thriller tells the story of a young female expat suspected of murder after her friend goes missing in the wake of a tumultuous love triangle with a handsome local photographer.

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MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has an inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.

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WHERE THE DEVIL HIDES (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows an Eastern European physician set to experiment on the six deadliest killers in history, who’ve been imprisoned for life within a remote mental asylum that has a dark history and bloody secrets all its own.

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HOW THE GIRL GUIDES WON THE WAR (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Set in WWII Britain, it deals with the women who were considered crucial after the Blitz occurred, becoming a movement that lifted morale across the country.

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A DISAPPEARANCE IN DAMASCUS (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows author Deborah Campbell’s undercover reporting and the friendship she strikes up with an Iraqi woman named Ahlam, who served as her fixer.

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THE MERRYLIN CRYPTID MUSEUM (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)This is the online archive of his unique collection of specimens. Creatures and artifacts thought to be nothing more than myth. But this is no fairytale, for he was a scientist, and empirical evidence and rational thought hold sway here.

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THE COINCIDENCE MAKERS (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Three employee’s of a company that manifests coincidences in people’s lives find their lives tested with their next assignment.

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THE JEWISH DOG (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his master and his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in World War II Berlin.

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EPOCH INDEX (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A CIA analyst is tasked with tracking down a flashy assassin whose targets are seemingly random. Connected only by a series of numbered tags left on each victim, Quinn Mitchell comes to a mind-boggling discovery: the targets are being sent to the assassin from the future – by her.

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THE TELLING (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Sutty Dass travels from earth to Aka, a planet that has suppressed its culture in favor of technological advancement, where she discovers the remnants of the planet’s ancient and banned religion.

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GRACE HOPPER AND THE INVENTION OF THE INFORMATION AGE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The true story of the life and career of Grace Hopper and the critical and overlooked significance she played in the development of our technologically-dominated world.

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BERLIN BROMLEY (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Chronicles a member of the group “Bromley Contingent” during the 1970s punk movement.

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