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IFC Films has ‘One Week’

February 9th, 2010
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Michael McGowan with Liane Balaban

IFC Films has snared all U.S. rights to the Canuck pic “One Week.

The picture, written and directed by Michael McGowan, is the story of a young man (Joshua Jackson) who discovers he has cancer and decides to buy a motorcycle and spend his last days on a road trip across Canada.

The movie was featured as a Gala presentation at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and was a hit at the box office in Canada last year.

The deal was brokered by Arianno Boccho and Elizabeth Nastro for IFC and Charlotte Mickie for Toronto-based E1 Entertainment.

The picture was distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media, and E1 Entertainment has global rights to the film.

Source: Variety, Brenden Kelly

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