Pacific Northwest Pictures
Vancouver’s Pacific Northwest Pictures has picked up the Canadian distribution rights from North American distributor Alchemy for Strangerland and Zipper. Strangerland, directed by Kim Farrant and written by Fiona Seres and Michael Kinirons, will screen at The Royal cinema in Toronto on July 10, the same day the film opens in the U.S. Strangerland will then go wide in Canada a week later on July 17. Strangerland is produced by Worldview Entertainment, Dragonfly Pictures and Fastnet Films and stars Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes as a grief-stricken couple coming to terms with the disappearance of their children. The Mora Stephens-directed thriller Zipper stars Patrick Wilson as a federal prosecutor destined for the top, until an encounter with an escort leads to a spiraling addiction that puts his career and family in jeopardy.
Zipper is produced by 33 Pictures, Cargo Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. The film is co-written by Stephens and Joel Viertel and will get its theatrical release later in 2015.
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