EXCLUSIVE: The Jean-Jacques Annaud-directed Day Of The Falcon will be released on VOD on February 1 and in theaters on March 1 in 15 markets. Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong, Freida Pinto and Tahar Rahim star in the film that is based on the Hans Ruesch novel The Great Thirst and adapted by Jean-Jacques Annaud and Alain Godard. Menno Meyjes penned the screenplay. Image Entertainment picked up U.S. rights for the film at AFM in November. Day Of The Falcon tells the story of honor, greed, betrayal and love between rival kingdoms. Just as the two groups cease to fight after years of bloodshed, oil is discovered between their territories, reigniting their once violent past. It’s now up to their children – young lovers who married in hopes of bringing the families together – to find a way to end the violence and to bring peace to the land. The film was produced by Tarak Ben Ammar and executive produced by Xavier Castano.
Image Entertainment Sets ‘Day Of The Falcon’ Release Date
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