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ATF Spotlight: MarVista Entertainment

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Shot in picturesque Australia, the MarVista Entertainment ATF highlight Back of the Net is a family feature starring Sofia Wylie (Andi Mack) as a science student who ends up at a prestigious soccer academy after a transportation error.

“This movie is fun for the entire family and truly captures the fever and excitement of women’s soccer, as well as touches on themes of friendship, competition and overcoming challenges,” says Jody Cipriano, head of global distribution at MarVista Entertainment. The offbeat comedy Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss, which was featured at the Tribeca Film Festival, centers on a small-town couple that finds the perfect apartment in the big city—but soon learn it’s home to an absurd cult. Kindred Spirits is a sinister thriller starring Thora Birch (American Beauty, Affairs of State).

Cipriano adds, “We continue to increase our distribution pipeline, and we are excited to present a slate of approximately 15 new titles at ATF this year.”







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Alison Skilton is an associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at askilton@worldscreen.com.
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ATF Spotlight: MarVista Entertainment

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MarVista Entertainment is putting the spotlight on a range of movies, including Eruption LA, 12 Feet Deep and Love Strikes Twice, at ATF.

Jennifer Kim, a worldwide distribution executive at the company, notes that “some of our most popular content across the board has been action-disasters, well-executed thrillers and heartwarming holiday romance movies for the entire family.”

In Eruption LA, a screenwriter finds himself the star of his own disaster movie when super volcanoes begin erupting all over Los Angeles.

12 Feet Deep is inspired by true events, telling the story of two sisters trapped beneath the fiberglass cover of an Olympic-sized public pool.

Love Strikes Twice is about a couple on the brink of divorce whose marriage may be saved when amnesia gives them the chance to forget their past mistakes and fall in love again.

“We will continue to offer buyers throughout the region great-quality storytelling, particularly with an eye on delivering strong female-driven characters and storylines,” Kim says.







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