Acquisitions: Buried, Hunger, Kiss

“Liberation Entertainment has acquired domestic distribution rights to Chaz Thorne’s black comedy “Just Buried”. The story follows the increasingly questionable exploits of a young man who inherits his late father’s struggling funeral home and with the help of a cute mortician starts providing his new company with business. A Fall release is planned…” (full details)

IFC Films has scored domestic rights to writer-director Steve McQueen’s drama “Hunger” which picks up in the aftermath of the 1981 IRA hunger strike led by Bobby Sands and takes a look at life behind bars in the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland. No release date is yet scheduled…” (full details)

Music Box Films has won domestic rights to Emmanuel Mouret’s Gallic romantic comedy “Shall We Kiss.” Mouret (“Change of Address”) wrote, directed and co-stars in the cause-and-effect tale of a kiss on multiple couples. A late summer release is planned…” (full details)