Magazine article Screen International

Memento to Sell Craig Zobel's Controversial Compliance

Magazine article Screen International

Memento to Sell Craig Zobel's Controversial Compliance

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Film based on true events prompted controversy at Sundance this year.

Paris-based Memento Films International has picked up international sales rights on Craig Zobel's provocative thriller Compliance, one of the most controversial pictures at Sundance this year.

Following the unfolding of a sexual assault by a manager on a member of staff at a fast food restaurant, the film was inspired by real events as well as the infamous Milgram experiments at Yale, which measured participants willingness to torture. The film was at the heart of a fierce Q&A following its premiere at Sundance.

"I feel that this film reflects not on just one specific circumstance, but a larger aspect of our nature as humans," Zobel commented. "I'm more than excited to partner with Memento--who has handled so many of my favorite films in the last few years--to give this film international exposure, so it can resonate as widely as possible. …

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