Memento Films Acquires International Rights To Sundance Pic 'Compliance'

Craig Zobel’s based-on-true-events thriller Compliance polarized Sundance attendees this year and was snatched up by Magnolia for the U.S. Memento Films International, which will offer up the film this month at the Cannes market, also bought eventual Oscar Foreign-Language Film winner A Separation last year. Here’s the full release of today’s deal:

Paris-based Memento Films International has acquired international rights for Craig Zobel’s COMPLIANCE, perhaps the most controversial feature of Sundance’s 2012 edition.

Inciting visceral reactions during and fierce debate after the screening, Zobel’s thriller, which is inspired by true events, follows the horrific unfolding and aftermath of a prank phone call at a fast food restaurant. (more…)

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