Cambodian Action Film ‘The Prey’ From ‘Jailbreak’ Director Gets UK Distribution Deal

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Cambodian Action Film ‘The Prey’ From ‘Jailbreak’ Director Gets UK Distribution Deal
Exclusive: Fledgling UK firm Lightbulb Film Distribution has picked up Busan and London Film Festival survival-thriller The Prey, which has been described as Cambodia’s first $1M-budgeted action movie.

Lightbulb acquired the foreign-language title last week from Raven Banner at their first market, the Efm in Berlin. Set in the Cambodian jungle, the well-received genre pic is writer-director Jimmy Henderson’s follow-up to Jailbreak, Netflix’s first Cambodian acquisition.

Gu Shang Wei and Vithaya Pansringarm (Only God Forgives) lead cast with fight choreography handled by Lucy and Doctor Strange stunt performer Jean-Paul Ly. In The Prey, undercover Chinese cop Xin is on a secret international mission when a surprise raid puts him in a remote jungle prison where the visitors are wealthy thrill seekers and prisoners are pawns in a high stakes game of human hunting human.

“We’re delighted to be bringing The Prey to UK audiences later in the year,
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