EXCLUSIVE: Adam Yauch’s Oscilloscope Laboratories has closed a U.S. rights deal for Monogamy, the narrative film directing debut of Dana Adam Shapiro which stars Chris Messina (Julie & Julia), Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation) and Meital Dohan (Weeds). Shapiro, best known for directing the documentary Murderball, brought the film to the Tribeca Film Festival for its world premiere. It won the Best New York Narrative Award. Oscilloscope will release the pic in early 2011.
A wedding photographer (Messina) eases his anxiety about his impending marriage by establishing a hobby in which he’s hired by clients to shoot clandestine photos of them. He becomes obsessed with one of those clients, a sexy exhibitionist (Dohan) he begins stalking day and night. What he sees leaves him confronting uncomfortable truths about his sex life at home. Submarine repped the US rights.
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