Sundance 2015 : The Complete List Of Today’s Sales And Deals (1/26/15)

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A round-up of today’s distribution sales, deals, and awards at the 2015 Sundance Festival.

The Overnight

Synopsis: Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’s Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at his home. But as it gets later and the kids go to bed, the family “playdate” becomes increasingly more revealing as the couples begin to open up.

Director
Writer:  
Cast, , , Judith Godrèche
Buyer: The Orchard

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Knock Knock

Synopsis: Evan Webber is living the dream. Just look at his beautiful, successful wife, his two wonderful kids, and his truly stunning house—which he designed himself. Of course he did. Things are going so well, Evan doesn’t even mind spending Father’s Day alone while the rest of his family heads out for a beach weekend. And then there’s a knock on the door. The two young women standing on Evan’s doorstep are where Evan’s dream takes a nightmarish turn. Things get weird, and then dark, and then much, much, much darker and Evan’s life—and house—get ripped apart, piece by beautiful piece

Director
Writer:  , Nicolás López
Cast
Buyer: Lionsgate

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Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Synopsis: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to unravel when his mother forces him to befriend a classmate with leukemia

DirectorAlfonso Gomez-Rejon
Writer:  
Cast, , , , and
Buyer: Fox Searchlight (For a Sundance record-setting $12 million)

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Previous Sales:

  • A24: The End of the Tour, The Witch
  • Alchemy: Strangerland
  • Fox Searchlight: Me, Earl And The Dying Girl, Mistress America
  • IFC Films: The D Train
  • Lionsgate: Don Verdean, Knock Knock
  • Magnolia: Results
  • Open Road: Dope
  • Orchard: The Overnight
  • Relativity Sports: In Football We Trust
  • Showtime: Dreamcatcher
  • Sony Pictures Classics: The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • Tribeca : Misery Loves Comedy
  • Relativity: The Bronze

Signings

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