Capital Motion Picture Snares ‘The Man on the Other Side’ for North America, U.K. (Exclusive)

Capital Motion Picture Group has picked up North American and U.K.

rights to Cold War thriller “The Man on the Other Side,” directed by Marcus Lim.

The Canada-based full-service distributor said that it plans to release the film in 2021.The deal was announced by producers Militancy Films Singapore and Germany’s Doghouse Filmproductions.

International rights sales are handled by Italy’s Iuvit Media Sales.The film, which is currently on theatrical release in Singapore, has also been licensed to SVOD specialist Tribes Media for streaming in Latin America, Benelux, Spain and Scandinavia.The story follows the doomed love affair between a two warring spies, set in the politically fraught period of 1970s Germany.

Stylistically, the film pays homage to spy films of the 1970s, including “Day of the Jackal” and “Three Days of the Condor.” It stars Nils Schulz, Mari Bensel, James Carney and Joerg Malchow.The film’s

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