Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. rights to Alice Troughton’s “The Tutor,” an upcoming drama that has attached to star Julie Delpy, Richard E. Grant and Daryl McCormack.
Troughton (“Baghdad Central”) will make her feature directorial debut on “The Tutor,” and the film plans to shoot in Hamburg, Germany on June 13, with Bleecker Street planning a 2023 theatrical release for the film.
“The Tutor” follows an aspiring young author, hungry for recognition and success, who takes a tutoring position at a legendary writer’s estate. Soon the young tutor realizes he is engulfed in his hero’s complicated family legacy which holds a deadly past and threatens his own future. The film is a high-class thriller, examining class, ambition and the lengths people will go to achieve – and cling to – social status.
Alex MacKeith wrote the screenplay.
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