The production house IFC has just tapped the North American distributing rights of the sci-fi movie―Little Fish.
IFC is the leading independent film distributor in the US. The company has stayed pretty active during the COVID-19; releasing films such as “The Nest” and “The Trip to the Greece”.
Releasing on February 5th, Little Fish has the potential to be one of the greatest hits of 2021.
More about the Little Fish
Sundance award-winning film, Little Fish is directed by Chad Hartigan. He is most known for directing “This Is Martin Bonner” which also won the Sundance award for Best of Next Audience Award.
As for the plot of the movie, it revolves around newlyweds Emma and Jude who find themselves living in a pandemic world― a pandemic that renders people to forget their memories, and even their loved ones.
Believe it or not, Mattson Tomlin wrote the screenplay for the film way before the coronavirus outbreak. Although the story narrates a different pandemic, where people lose their memories; the general theme of the story just became relatable for the whole world.
The film stars Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One, The Sound of Metal), Jack O’Connell (Unbroken, Seberg) Raul Castillo (We The Animals), and Soko.
It is produced by Tim Headington and Lia Buman of Tango Entertainment, Rian Cahill, and Brian Kavanagh- Jones of Automatik, Chris Ferguson of Oddfellows Entertainment with Mattson Tomlin.
Little Fish might be the most resonating and distinguished film of the current times.
Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal for the film. She is the IFC Film’s EVP of Acquisitions and Production.
“Chad Hartigan’s prescient and deeply loved blew us away on every level. The stellar performances and gorgeous cinematography complement Chad’s unique and beautiful vision. This is the love story for this moment―bring tissues.” Said, Arianna
While IFC has acquired the distributing rights in the US, the film would be released by Sony Pictures Stage 6 Films internationally.