E-City Films to release Hollywood film 'The New World' in India

MUMBAI: E-City Films will release this year's Oscar nominated Hollywood Blockbuster The New World in India on 7 April. Directed by Terence Malick and inspired by the legend of John Smith and Pocahontas, the movie explores the story of love, loss and discovery, both a celebration and an elegy of the America that was and the America that was yet to come.
The film was nominated for this year's Oscar Awards for Best Achievement in Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki).

Speaking on the release of the film, E-City Films chief executive officer Atul Goel said, " The Multiplex revolution has paved way for the English movie market in India, which can be pegged at Rs.1 billion approx. We are looking at a 30 per cent growth in this business. It is an excellent business arena to broach upon."

E-City Films (I) Pvt. Ltd has so far distributed Alexander (December 2004), One Dollar Curry (February 2005), Million Dollar Baby (March 2005) and Sahara (July 2005), Truth about Love, Elvis has left the Building, Five Children and It, Cellular and many such hits in the Indian sub-continent viz. Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. It has also taken the Indian lifestyle shows to the Russian television audience, informs an official release.

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