Film News Roundup: Stellan Skarsgard’s ‘Out Stealing Horses’ Gets U.S. Distribution

In today’s film news roundup, Stellan Skarsgard’s drama gets U.S.

distribution, James DuMont gets cast, “Beautiful in the Morning” opens the La Femme International Film Festival and Sony sets up multi-lingual comedy “Este Dia.”AcquisitionMagnolia Pictures has acquired U.S.

rights to the drama “Out Stealing Horses,” starring Stellan Skarsgard and directed by Hans Petter Moland.The film, based on Per Petterson’s award-winning novel, premiered in competition at the 2019 Berlinale and is Norway’s official Oscar entry for best international feature.

Magnolia is planning a theatrical release for next year.Skarsgard portrays a 67-year-old man who, after the death of his wife, retires to a desolate place in the east of Norway.

As winter arrives he discovers he has a neighbor, a man he knew during the summer of 1948.“Hans Petter Moland has delivered an incredibly well-shot and acted adaptation of a greatly loved novel,

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