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Feb 22

Day for Night launches distribution arm with first two UK theatrical releases

Day for Night is delighted to announce the launch of its distribution arm with its first two theatrical titles HI-SO (Aditya Assarat, Thailand) and THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY(Dominga Sotomayor, Chile).

 

The second film from award-winning Bangkok based Thai-American director Aditya Assarat (Wonderful Town) HI-SO had its world premiere at Busan International Film Festival and European premiere at Berlinale (Forum). HI-SO premieres in the UK on 1 March 2013 at Curzon Renoir. Set against the backdrop of a post-tsunami Thailand, Aditya Assarat’s second film features Thai film star Ananda Everingham in a bittersweet tale of love, memories and belonging. Day for Night is pleased to welcome director Aditya Assarat for a Q&A following the UK premiere as well as for a second screening on 2 March 2013 at Hackney Picturehouse. Both screenings will be followed by receptions sponsored by Chang Beer.

Ananda Everingham in HI-SO (Aditya Assarat, Thailand)

 

Day for night’s second release comes in April 2013 with much talked about Chilean director Dominga Sotomayor‘s debut feature THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY which won the prestigious Tiger Award at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012 and has since been selected for more than 60 film festivals worldwide, including London Film Festival 2012.

 

 

Day for Night founder Sonali Joshi said:

 

“We’re really excited about this new venture into distribution which has evolved as a natural extension of our film curatorial activities. Our aim is to develop a slate of films that represents some of the freshest and most distinctive titles from around the world – a curated library of films with a particular focus on outstanding up-and-coming filmmakers.

 

“We’re delighted to present Aditya Assarat’s second feature, HI-SO as our first title – a film that is reminiscent of François Truffaut’s classic, DAY FOR NIGHT, hence it seemed a natural choice to launch our distribution activities with this beautifully atmospheric film.”

 

HI-SO is released in the UK on 1 March 2013. THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY is released in the UK on 5 April 2013.