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GKIDS acquires 'Mary And The Witch’s Flower'

GKIDS has acquired the North American distribution rights to Mary And The Witch’s Flower and plans a winter release. Mary And The Witch’s Flower is based on Mary Stewart’s 1971 children’s book The Little Broomstick. The story centres on an ordinary young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers for only one night. As she is whisked into an exciting new world beyond belief, she must learn to stay true to herself.
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Eric Clapton Movie to Be Directed by Oscar-Winner Lili Fini Zanuck

Lili Fini Zanuck, the Oscar-winning producer of “Driving Miss Daisy,” is to direct documentary feature “Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars,” partnering with producer John Battsek, whose credits include Oscar-winners “One Day in September” and “Searching for Sugar Man.” Altitude Film Sales is handling international sales, and Altitude Film Distribution has taken U.K. rights. First footage will be unveiled to buyers at Berlin’s European Film Market.
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Altitude boards Studio Ponoc debut 'Mary And The Witch’s Flower'

The project is the first feature from former Studio Ghibli filmmakers Yoshiaki Nishimura and Hiromasa Yonebayashi. Altitude Film Sales has secured worldwide rights to Mary And The Witch’s Flower, the first film from Japanese animation house Studio Ponoc. The firm was set up by former Studio Ghibli director Hiromasa Yonebayashi (Arrietty), and producer Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya). Altitude Film Distribution has UK rights to the project, currently in post-production, with Madman Entertainment releasing the film in Australia and New Zealand.
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