EXCLUSIVE: German sales company Beta Cinema revealed multiple deals for BIFA nominated psychological thriller Kinship.
The first British feature film, with Tamara Lawrance (The long song), Jack Lowden (Fight with my family) and BAFTA winner Fiona Shaw (Kill Eve), sold to Sky Entertainment for UK and Ireland, Signature Entertainment for Australia / New Zealand and South Africa, Imagine Film for Benelux, Russian World Vision for CIS and Empire Networks for the Middle East. Beta will continue to sell at the next virtual EFM.
In Kinship, plagued by mysterious hallucinations, a pregnant woman suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has bad intentions for their unborn child.
Directed by Joe Marcantonio, the film was previously released by IFC Midnight in the US, actor Lowden and producer Dominic Norris (Modern life is garbage) produce through their recently launched production banner in Scotland, Reiver Pictures.
Chloe Pirrie (The queen’s gambit) and Edward Holcroft (Kingsmen). Shaw was nominated at the BIFA for her performance.
The film was written by Marcantonio and Jason McColgan. John Keville and Morgan Bushe of Fastnet Films have served as executive producers alongside Norman Merry and Peter Hampden of Lipsync Productions, Phil Hunt and Compton Ross of Head Gear Films, Serotonin Films and Gareth Wiley.
Short film by Marcantonio Red light played Jessie Buckley and Martin McCann.