IFC Acquires Todd Solondz’s “Wartime”

IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Todd Solodnz’s “Life During Wartime” which won the best screenplay award at the Venice International Film Festival last year says the trades.

A quasi-sequel to the filmmaker’s 1998 “Happiness,” the film stars Shirley Henderson, Ciaran Hinds, Allison Janney, Michael Lerner, Charlotte Rampling, Ally Sheedy and Michael Kenneth Williams.

The film will be distributed during the summer via the IFC in Theaters platform, which releases movies simultaneously in theaters and on VOD.