Mother, “Mine,” “Micmacs” Acquired

“Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Bong Joon-Ho’s Cannes-premiered thriller “Mother”, Korea’s submission for the best foreign-language film Oscar…” (full details)

“Film Movement has acquired North American rights to “Mine,” Geralyn Pezanoski’s documentary about pets abandoned during Katrina. The film will have a limited theatrical release and also will be offered via DVD and Cable VOD…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Classics has picked up U.S. and Latin American rights to “Amelie” and “Alien Resurrection” helmer Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s latest fantasy epic, “Micmacs,” for just north of $1 million. The story follows a videostore clerk with a bullet lodged in his brain who, with a group of outsiders, plans to take down a weapons manufacturer…” (full details)