The French-language film gets snapped up amid a marketplace that's heating up
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the French-Canadian film "Incendies," ("Incendiary") TheWrap has learned.
The movie was purchased for six figures, an executive close to the deal told TheWrap on Monday.
The film focuses on a pair of twins who go on a quest to find their roots in the Middle East.
After their mother Nawal's death, twins Simon and Jeanne embark on a journey to the Middle East that shines a disturbing light on their mother's past and culminates in a shocking revelation.
Based on the acclaimed play by Wajdi Mouawad, the film is directed by Genie and Jutra award-winner Denis Villeneuve.