Us distributor Kino Lorber has acquired the rights to Simon Stone's The Daughter. Per Deadline, the film, starring Geoffrey Rush, Ewan Leslie, Miranda Otto and Sam Neill, is set for a winter theatre release in the States. The Daughter,.which premiered at the Sydney Film Festival last year, is inspired by Stone.s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen.s The Wild Duck, which was first performed at Sydney's Belvoir.
The film was produced Jan Chapman (The Piano, Lantana) and Nicole O.Donohue, and financed by principal investor Screen Australia in association with Screen Nsw, Roadshow Films, Kazstar and The Gingerbread Man.
Mongrel International brokered the deal.