EXCLUSIVE: Rising theatrical distributor and streamer MUBI has picked up all rights from The Match Factory to Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Oscar breakout Drive My Automobile for Latin The United States, India, Malaysia, Africa (besides French language Pay-TV rights) and the Middle East (besides Israel and Turkey).
The voracious MUBI has also obtained first SVOD rights following its theatrical walk for the UK and Eire. Rights for the UK luxuriate in been obtained from Fresh Movies.
This week the film made waves by scoring Oscar nominations for Most keen Characterize, Director, Worldwide Feature Film and Tailored Screenplay.
The Match Factory handles world sales. This day’s deal is the most crucial to be launched between the two corporations after files broke closing month that MUBI had bought the German sales company.
Co-written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, excessive hit Drive My Automobile had its world premiere in competition on the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, where it won Most keen Screenplay.
Tailored from Haruki Murakami’s brief chronicle, Drive My Automobile follows a infamous stage actor and director who connects with a taciturn young lady assigned to chauffeur him in his cherished red Saab 900.
MUBI is expected to start the movie in its territories in coming months.
Fresh and upcoming multi-territory releases for MUBI encompass Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or winner Titane, Céline Sciamma’s BAFTA-nominated Limited Maman, and Joachim Trier’s multi- Oscar and BAFTA nominated The Worst Individual in The World, which MUBI will free up in cinemas within the UK and Eire on March 25, and on MUBI in UK, Eire, and India later this year.