IFC Films Picks Up Clarkson Starrer ‘Cairo Time’

Will release romantic drama theatrically and via video-on-demand.

Last Updated: October 22, 2009 @ 2:04 PM

Distributor IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to "Cairo Time," a cross-cultural romantic drama starring Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig.

Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker Ruba Nadda ("Sabah"), "Cairo Time" was produced by Foundry Films’ Daniel Iron and executive produced by Christine Vachon and Charles Pugliese of Killer Films with David Collins of Samson Films.

The film won the Best Canadian Feature prize at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.

E1 Entertainment International is the film’s sales agent.

IFC Films will distribute "Cairo Time" next year via its IFC in Theaters platform, which offers day-and-date releases theatrically and via video-on-demand to home viewers.