Magnolia Acquires North American Rights to Sundance Horror Thriller ‘Censor’ From Protagonist (Exclusive)

Magnolia Acquires North American Rights to Sundance Horror Thriller ‘Censor’ From Protagonist (Exclusive)
Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to “Censor,” which had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival opening the Midnight Section, and will also be part of the Berlinale Panorama section in March. Protagonist is handling world sales.

The film is the debut feature by Prano Bailey-Bond (read Variety’s interview with her here), who was recently named as one of Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch,” and stars Niamh Algar. Magnolia is targeting June 11 as the release date.

The movie centers on film censor Enid (Algar), who discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister’s mysterious disappearance. She resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest that will blur the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.

Vanity Fair included “Censor” as one of the best films of Sundance; The Playlist called it “an impressive, visually stunning, deeply disturbing
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