Starline turns on Radiator
by Naman Ramachandran
- Debut feature has won awards around the world
UK sales agent Starline Entertainment has acquired world rights for Tom Browne’s award winning debut feature Radiator [+see also:
film profile]. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Dallas International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Glasgow Film Festival, Best Actor for Daniel Cerqueira at the Nashville Film Festival and a Special Jury acting prize for Gemma Jones at the Sarasota Film festival. The film stars the late Richard Johnson (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas [+see also:
film profile]) with Jones (Last Tango in Halifax) as an eccentric couple struggling to cope with the challenges of old age, and Cerqueira (The Woman in Black [+see also:
film profile]) as their middle aged son who turns up to try and bring some order to their lives.
Genevieve Stevens produced for Turnchapel Films along with Rattling Stick. Barbara Broccoli (Skyfall [+see also:
film profile]), Mel Agace (Me and me Dad) and the actor Rachel Weisz (Youth [+see also:
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
film profile]) executive produced.
Starline Partner and Director of Acquisitions Piers Nightingale said, “Striking the perfect temperature between sharply observed humour and tender humanity, Radiator has been spreading its warmth across audiences worldwide, shown by its growing collection of awards. We are delighted to be working with Tom, Genevieve and the rest of the team as we bring this wonderful film to the international market."
Browne said, “We are delighted and excited that Starline are bringing Radiator to a worldwide audience. The film has already enjoyed both critically and at festivals internationally proves that its story is of great interest and moment.”