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Strand takes Cannes entry Girlhood

3 June 2014 1:50 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Strand Releasing has acquired all Us rights to Celine Sciamma’s drama following its world premiere in Directors’ Fortnight.

Karidja Toure stars as a Paris teenage girl gang member seeking her place in life.

Jon Gerrans of Strand Releasing brokered the deal with Nicolas Brigaud-Robert of Films Distribution and plans an early 20165 release. 

Gravitas Ventures will distribute Freewater Films’ The Republic Of Two from director Shaun Kosta on VOD and iTunes as of June 3. Janet MontgomeryBrent Bailey, Stephanie Nicole Lemelin, Brandon Fobbs and Hallock Beals star. »

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Review: Shaun Kosta's 'The Republic Of Two' Is A Genuinely Sweet & Charming Romantic Movie

27 May 2014 9:45 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Romantic movies love to lie. In fact, they make an art out of it without necessarily trying to aspire to any artistic levels. Their number one goal is to feed that beastly organ most of us have been slaves to at one time or another. Yes, the heart is a prickly thing. And sometimes all it wants is to get inoculated with a shot of Hollywood happily ever afters. At other times the heart is, for better or for worse, taking the backseat to reason which always demands something a little more real from its romance. The axiom seems to be that reality elevates romantic movies from the lower depths of guilty pleasures to the slightly higher plains of sophistication. First-time feature writer-director Shaun Kosta tackles romance with both reason and heart in mind and you can't help but respect that kind of reach for truth. “The Republic of Two »

- Nikola Grozdanovic

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