The Benedict Andrews-directed adaptation of David Harrower’s play “Blackbird” Is far more than a filmed theatrical piece, as the filmmaker takes advantage of what film can do that theater can’t.
The intense drama starring Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed is based on David Harrower’s play Blackbird.
The rights of upcoming drama Una, based on David Harrower’s Olivier-winning play Blackbird, have been secured by distributor Swen. They are an established distributor in Latin America and is starting to get involved in distribution Stateside via a deal with Eammon Films and Vision Films.
One of the industry’s smaller events, the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, is set to commence tomorrow, Friday, September 2. They have released the full lineup for the weekend-long event.