Mohammad Rasoulof’s Berlin Winner ‘There Is No Evil’ Acquired by Kino Lorber
Published on Apr 10, 2020
Kino Lorber has acquired U.S rights to the top prize winner at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, “There Is No Evil,” directed by Iran’s Mohammad Rasoulof, who on March 4 was sentenced by Iranian authorities to one year’s imprisonment for three of his films. He was also banned from making new films fro the next two years.
Set for a Fall release, and then a VOD and home video bow, “There Is No Evil,” turning on the enforcement of the death penalty in Iran, was filmed in secret and smuggled out of the country. Rasoulof himself was unable to attend the Berlin Festival with his Golden Bear award being picked up by his daughter.
An omnibus feature, “There Is No Evil” frames four stories of men and the moral challenges they face when encharged with carrying out the death penalty. The film received glowing reviews, Peter Debruge
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Author: John Hopewell