Magazine article Screen International

Intandem Takes on Sales and UK Distribution for Jadoo

Magazine article Screen International

Intandem Takes on Sales and UK Distribution for Jadoo

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Intandem Films has taken on worldwide sales rights for UK comedy Jadoo. The company's new distribution outfit, Intandem Film Distributors (IFD), has also boarded UK distribution rights.Jadoo, which is Hindi for 'magic,' is the story of two estranged brothers in Leicester, England. Raja and Jagi are both great chefs who run rival restaurants. When Raja's daughter gets married, she wants the brothers to put aside their differences to cook her wedding banquet.The film stars Amara K

Intandem Films has taken on worldwide sales rights for UK comedy Jadoo. The company's new distribution outfit, Intandem Film Distributors (IFD), has also boarded UK distribution rights.

Jadoo, which is Hindi for 'magic,' is the story of two estranged brothers in Leicester, England. Raja and Jagi are both great chefs who run rival restaurants. When Raja's daughter gets married, she wants the brothers to put aside their differences to cook her wedding banquet.

The film stars Amara Karan, Tom Mison, Harish Patel, Kulvinder Ghi and Indian chef and actress Madhur Jaffrey.

Amit Gupta (Resistance) writes and directs. The film is now in post and Intandem plans an early 2013 release.

Richard Holmes (Waking Ned Devine, Shooting Fish) produces with Amanda Faber, Isabelle Georgeaux and Nikki Parrott.

IFD will launch with the release of Stephen Gyllenhaal's political comedy Grassroots in October with a planned launch on 25 screens. Led by former Buena Vista UK head Robert Mitchell, the distribution veteran who used to run Buena Vista UK, IFD's team also includes JJ Donovan and Terry Dove. Mitchell told Screen the outfit plans to release about three or four films in its first year, growing to 10-15.

"A distribution company can work well with that number of pictures. …

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