Bi Gan’s Cannes Pic ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ Gets U.S. Deal Via Kino Lorber

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Deadline—Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Chinese director Bi Gan's new film that had its world premiere this year at the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section. The China-France co-production is playing in the Toronto and New York film festivals before getting a spring 2019 theatrical release followed by VOD and DVD bows. The pic centers on drifter Luo Hongwu (Huang Jue) who returns to Kaili, the Chinese hometown from…

Jafar Panahi’s Drama ‘3 Faces’ To Get U.S. Theatrical Run After Kino Lorber Strikes Deal. Jafar Panahi's drama 3 Faces, which won the best screenplay award at this year's Cannes Film Festival, is getting a theatrical release in the U.S. after Kino Lorber picked up the feature. The company will roll out the film, which stars Panahi and Behnaz Jafari, in theaters in March 2019 followed by a VOD and home vide release. The film is set to have its North American premiere at next month's Toronto International Film Festival and will have its U.S. premiere at the New…