A flurry of movies sales are being reported from this year's Sundance Film Festival as the event winds down to its last days.
"A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, dubbed "cinema's first Iranian vampire western," was acquired by Kinology and Cinetic Media for international and domestic distribution, respectively.
The movie, which debuted in the festival's Next program, involves a vampire that stalks residents of an Iranian town.
IFC Films announced it has purchased the North American rights to Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," which is competing in the U.S. Dramatic competition. Starring Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"), it tells the story of a man who kills a burglar and then fears for his and his family's lives when the burglar's father comes for revenge.