Focus Features Closes Biggest Deal at Sundance Film Festival

Focus Features has announced it has acquired rights to Lisa Cholodenko.s "The Kids Are All Right." The studio paid $4.8 million to distribute the movie. The premise is quite comedic yet touching, and very, very promising.

In the press release, Focus revealed:

In the movie, two teenaged children conceived by artificial insemination get the notion to seek out their birth father and introduce him into the family life that their two mothers have built for them. Once the donor is found, the household will never be the same, as family ties are defined, re-defined, and then re-re-defined. Ms. Cholodenko directed the feature from an original screenplay that she wrote with Stuart Blumberg.

The Kids Are All Right stars three-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and four-time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore as the parents; Mia Wasikowska (of this winter.s Alice in Wonderland) and Josh Hutcherson (Journey to the Center of the Earth
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