EXCLUSIVE: X Y Z Films has embarked on worldwide sales, excluding Canada and Australia / NZ, on entry to Berlin Panorama Night Raiders, the apocalyptic sci-fi executive produced by Taika Waititi.
Set in 2043, when a military occupation controls disenfranchised cities in North America and children are the property of the state, the female-led dystopian story follows a woman who joins an underground group of vigilantes to infiltrate a “ children’s academy ” and get his daughter back.
Writer-director Danis Goulet’s Canada-New Zealand co-production stars Elle-Maija Tailfeathers (The body remembers when the world opened up) with Amanda Plummer (pulp Fiction), Brooklyn Letexier-Hart, Alex Tarrant, Violet Nelson and Gail Maurice.
X Y Z Films, which was previously on board for US rights, only increased its commitment to global rights in front of the virtual EFM.
Thor: Ragnarok Director Waititi is an executive producer with Noah Segal, Adrian Love, Tim White, Lisa Meeches and Kyle Irving. Paul Barkin, Tara Woodbury, Georgina Condor, Chelsea Winstanley (JoJo Rabbit) and Ainsley Gardiner (The tops of the circuit breaker) produce.
XYZ slate features a Netflix photo The trip with Noomi Rapace and Aksel Hennie, and Cus and Mike starred Anthony Hopkins.