Magazine article Screen International

'Apostasy', 'Foxtrot',’ 'The Guardians' Head to the UK with Curzon (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

'Apostasy', 'Foxtrot',’ 'The Guardians' Head to the UK with Curzon (Exclusive)

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All three titles set to play LFF.

Apostasy, Foxtrot, The Guardians

Curzon Artificial Eye has added to its burgeoning UK distribution slate with the acquisition of three premium festival titles.

Foxtrot, Samuel Moaz’s Grand Jury Prize winner at Venice Film Festival, has been nabbed by Curzon after a deal was negotiated with Thania Dimitrakopoulou of sales agent The Match Factory.

The film simultaneously depicts a married couple grieving the loss of their son, played by Lior Ashkenazi and Sarah Adler, and the son’s experience of being stationed at a remote outpost with the Israeli army.

Foxtrot won the top prize at Israel’s primary awards ceremony, the Ophir Awards, and as such became the country’s Oscar entry for this year’s foreign language film award race.

Curzon has also moved for Daniel Kokotajlo’s feature debut Apostasy, which premiered at Toronto in the Discovery programme. …

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