One of the most critically-acclaimed films to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival has been acquired.

Nine Daysthe sci-fi film starring Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz, has been acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. SPC also acquired Charm City Kings ahead of its Sundance premiere and also acquired Sundance title The Father. Directed by Edson Oda, the film also stars Bill Skarsgard and Benedict Wong.

Here’s the official description of the film: In a house distant from the reality we know, a reclusive man interviews prospective candidates—personifications of human souls—for the privilege that he once had: to be born.

Nine Days is one of those rare movies that will have a long tail and stand the test of time,” said SPC in a statement to The Hollywood Reporterwho broke the news.  “It offers surprises galore and marks the birth of a major filmmaker. We are excited to be introducing Nine Days to audiences around the world.”

The film won the Sundance Film Festival’s Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award last month.



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