EXCLUSIVE: UK movie outfit Lightbulb Film Distribution has picked up well-received Sundance sci-fi comedy Something In The Dirt, marking the corporate’s largest acquisition so far.

Shot throughout the pandemic, the intimate movie is directed by and starring Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson, the filmmaking duo behind Synchronic and The Endless.

For their fifth function, the pair have taken on a meta thriller. When neighbours John and Levi witness supernatural occasions of their Los Angeles condominium constructing, they realise documenting the paranormal may inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. Down an ever-deeper, darker rabbit gap, their friendship frays as they uncover the risks of the phenomena, town and one another.

The deal was negotiated with Tatyana Joffe of XYZ Films. Lightbulb plan to launch the movie theatrically in This autumn.

Commented Sales and Acquisitions Director, Peter Thompson: “We are delighted to be bringing Something In The Dirt to UK and Ireland audiences later this 12 months. Moorhead and Benson are visionary filmmakers. Their mind-bending tales are all the time compelling and this newest venture isn’t any totally different; it’s one other daring, elevated-genre gem.”

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