Toronto Film Market Suffers Sundance Backlash This Year

Toronto Film Market Suffers Sundance Backlash This Year
Blink and you would have missed it.

As the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sept. 15, just a few films had landed significant deals: Russell Crowe starrer True History of the Kelly Gang (IFC), Riz Ahmed vehicle Sound of Metal (Amazon), Dan Friedkin’s Lyrebird (Sony Pictures Classics) and Rose Glass' Saint Maud (A24).

Buyers were wary, given that a batch of eight-figure Sundance acquisitions had imploded at the summer box office, but the other reason for inactivity was that most of Tiff’s splashy debuts, like Knives Out and The Personal History of David Copperfield, already had secured distribution.

In fact, Spc had ...
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