Posts Tagged ‘tribeca films’

Tribeca Film Acquires U.S. Rights to French Hit “Romantics Anonymous” from StudioCanal

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez “Romantics Anonymous” is a smash hit in France and received an impressive response at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival.

In a move that continues to cement Tribeca Films as a distributor of some of recent times more interesting films, the company has just announced it has acquired the distribution rights to Romantics Anonymous.

Romantics Anonymous is a smash hit in France and received an impressive response at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival.

The film tells the story of Angélique Delange (Isabelle Carré, Private Fears in Public Places), an unemployed, but gifted, chocolate-maker with a lifelong case of uncontrollable shyness that prevents her from properly sharing her confectionary talents. Jean-René Van Den Hugde (Benoît Poelvoorde, Coco Before Chanel) suffers from a similar case of terminal abashment and runs a fledgling chocolate company in desperate need of a new direction. Read More

Turkey Bowl – South By Southwest Sensation Gets Distribution

Posted 10 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel MenendezTurkey Bowl, one of the hits of the March South By Southwest festival has scored a distribution deal with Tribeca Films and will be hitting screens this summer.


“Turkey Bowl”, one of the hits of the March South By Southwest festival has scored a distribution deal with Tribeca Films and will be hitting screens this summer.

Tribeca Films announced May 9, that it had gained the US and Canada distribution rights for “Turkey Bowl” – a quirky comedy directed by Kyle Smith who displayed one of the most impressive breakout debuts at the South By Southwest fest.

The comedy, which unfolds in real time is set in Los Angeles and centers on Jon (Jon Schmidt) who gathers 10 friends together every summer to play the Turkey Bowl – bringing a taste of his small hometown to the urban expanse – for the illustrious prize of a…turkey.

Over the course of the Turkey Bowl friendships flare and fizzle, jealousy is met with both laughter and pain, and old and unrequited love threatens to remain old and unrequited. The movie follows the nuances and grooves that mark our closest friendships and the crevices that sometimes unhinge them with warmth, precision and a lot of laughs along the way. Read More