Anurag Kashyap film to open in North America on 2 Sept

  MUMBAI: IndiePix Films has acquired the distribution rights of the Anurag Kashyap film That Girl In The Yellow Boots for the North American theatrical, home and digital markets, beginning with its theatrical release in over 20 markets on 2 September.

Yellow Boots features Kalki Koechlin in the lead role of Ruth who comes to Mumbai from London to search for her missing father. The film has attracted attention because of the stark realism of the scenes, abandoning many of the conventions of traditional Indian film. Kashyap was inspired to make the film by the recent story of a German girl who came to India to search for her lost father. 

Announcing the acquisition of distribution rights for this film, Mark DeFrancis said that it was IndiePix’s objective to bring this film to the widest audience ever in the United States for an Indian independent filmmaker.

"Our distribution plans for this film are very aggressive, opening simultaneously with its opening in Mumbai on 2 September. In executing this campaign, we are delighted to be working with Galen Rosenthal, Program Director of the South Asian International Film Festival,"said DeFrancis.

That Girl In the Yellow Boots was invited to play at the Venice festival last year and was a hit with audiences and critics at the Toronto Film Festival later that summer.

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