Toronto: Breaking Glass Buys ‘Unhung Hero’; Film Movement Acquires ‘Le Démantèlement’

Breaking Glass Pictures has picked up North American rights at Toronto to the documentary Unhung Hero from Films Sales Company. The film, which premiered at SXSW in March, follows a man whose girlfriend rejects his marriage proposal, which was shown live on the big screen at a UCLA basketball game. Days later Patrick Moote finds out the woman turned him down because he has a small penis. Director Brian Spitz then follows Moote on a journey to find out whether size really does matter. Thomas Brettschneider and Lynn Shmitz produced the film.

Entertainment One has sold Le Démantèlement to Film Movement for the U.S. and world airline rights. The film is in the Contemporary World Cinema section at TIFF and won the SACD Prize in Cannes’ Critics’ Week. It tells the story of Gaby, a farmer rearing beautiful lambs on his family property. His daughters, raised like princesses, live far away in the big city. When the eldest asks for money to avoid the loss of her home, Gaby decides to liquidate his beloved farm. Gabriel Arcand, Gilles Renaud, Lucie Laurier and Sophie Desmarais star for director Sébastien Pilote.

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