Palestinian-Israeli Love Story ‘Out in the Dark’ Acquired in Toronto for U.S. Distribution

“Out in The Dark” has been acquired for U.S. distribution by the independent distributor, Breaking Glass, the festival announced on Thursday

“Out in The Dark,” which will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival Friday, has been acquired for U.S. distribution by the independent distributor, Breaking Glass, the festival announced on Thursday.

The film marks the feature debut of Israeli director Michael Mayer. It follows two young men, a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer, played by Nicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni,  who meet and fall in love, amid personal and political intrigue.

The film was written by Yael Shafrir and Mayer, and produced by Lihu Roter and Mayer.