Magazine article Screen International

Ascot Elite Acquires EFM Quartet Including Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Rom-Com

Magazine article Screen International

Ascot Elite Acquires EFM Quartet Including Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Rom-Com

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Titles include Neil Jordan’s The Widow.

‘Destination Wedding’

Zurich-based distributor Ascot Elite has secured rights to a quartet of titles from the European Film Market, which took place last month in Berlin.

The company has taken The Widow, Destination Wedding, The Unthinkable and The Guilty for German-speaking Europe and Switzerland.

Directed by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) The Widow was produced by Quentin Tarantino’s longtime collaborator Lawrence Bender, the film depicts the friendship between a young woman (Chloë Grace Moretz) whose mother has died and a lonely widow (Isabelle Huppert). The deal was struck with sales agent Sierra/Affinity.

Romantic comedy Destination Wedding stars Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder as two crashers at a wedding party. The deal was done with Bloom.

Ascot has also picked up Victor Danell’s thriller The Unthinkable in a deal with SF Studios. …

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