IFC Films Acquires Tribeca Pic ‘Between Us’

Amanda N'Duka
Deadline

IFC Films has picked up the North American rights to Between Us, the film from writer/director Rafael Palacio Illingworth, and has set a theatrical release date for January 2017. The film world premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival and stars Olivia Thirlby, Ben Feldman, Adam Goldberg, Analeigh Tipton, Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Bogdanovich and Scott Haze.

The comedy/drama is about a couple who confronts the fear that settling down and getting married will mean their carefree days as city-dwelling young adults is coming to an abrupt and depressing end. Both are tempted by the allure of another life before ultimately realizing why they fell in love in the first place.

Madeline Samit of Caviar Films, Eleonore Meier of Nora Films, and Bert Hamelinck of Caviar Films produced the pic. CAA negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.

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