Tribeca Film and Well Go USA have acquired and will be releasing Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes, starring Jessica Biel and Kaya Scodelario, both theatrically and on demand in 4th quarter 2013.
From the Press Release:
Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment today announced they have co-acquired North American rights to Francesca Gregorini’s (Tanner Hall) psychological thriller Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes, starring Jessica Biel (Hitchcock, The Illusionist), Kaya Scodelario (“Skins”, Wuthering Heights), Alfred Molina (An Education, Spider-Man 2), and Frances O’Connor (The Importance of Being Earnest, A.I.). Writer/director Gregorini produced the film, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, with Matthew R. Brady (MRB).
Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment plan a late 2013 theatrical release along with On Demand platforms, where it will be available in more than 50 million homes in the U.S. and Canada through a variety of video-on-demand offerings as well as iTunes, Amazon Watch Instantly, VUDU, Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Google Play, and YouTube.
“Francesca Gregorini’s superb Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes is a rare and remarkable work of mixed genres and expectations,” said Geoffrey Gilmore, Chief Creative Officer Tribeca Enterprises. “A taut surprising and original thriller featuring a career best performance from Jessica Biel and a breakout role by Kaya Scodelario.”
“I feel in Tribeca and Well Go I have found the perfect home for Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes. They are true lovers of cinema, and I feel strongly that they will reach audiences hungry for unique, innovative work,” said Francesca Gregorini.
A troubled girl named Emanuel (Scodelario) becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, Linda (Biel), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. In offering to baby-sit Linda’s newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper.
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