Magazine article Screen International

Salt Licenses Sunshine Superman

Magazine article Screen International

Salt Licenses Sunshine Superman

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EXCLUSIVE: The Salt Company has licensed international rights to BASE jumping documentary Sunshine Superman to Universal Pictures International Entertainment ahead of this week's world premiere in Toronto.

Marah Strauch's Sunshine Superman will premiere in Canada on September 4 and chronicles the life of Carl Boenish who pioneered BASE jumping in the 70s and 80s.

Submarine handles North American sales on the film, which uses 16mm footage shot by Boenish himself and reenactments of his exploits as he and his wife plot his attempt to jump from the towering Trollveggen cliffs in Norway.

Eric Bruggemann and Strauch produced with Lars Loge, while the executive producers are Alex Gibney, Josh Braun and Dan Braun of Submarine, Samantha Horley of The Salt Company and Phil Hunt and Compton Ross of Head Gear Films.

Horley and Nina Kolokouri brokered the deal with Universal Pictures International Entertainment. …

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