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Daro Film to distribute 'Menace' at Mipcom

MUMBAI: Daro Film Distribution has struck a deal with Thunderbird Films of Vancouver for world-wide distribution rights to the Canadian broadcaster CTV Television movie, Menace.Produced by Calgary‘s Seven24 Films and Toronto’s Slanted Wheel Entertainment.

The television-movie event will make its international debut at next month’s television trade event Mipcom. Daro Film‘s Pierre Rochat says, "We are honored to bring this powerful drama to this year’s market. Menace is a compelling story with universal appeal and we are sure international buyers will love it."

Based on the screenplay by Andrew Wreggitt (Shades of Black), Menace recounts the events of 3 March 2005 when four RCMP officers were ambushed and gunned down by a heavily-armed, habitual criminal named James Roszko played by Brian Markinson on his farm near Mayerthorpe, Alberta. Henry Czerny (Clear and Present Danger) stars as a fictional RCMP corporal, and three-time Oscar nominee Diane Ladd Chinatown plays Roszko’s mother. Ken Girotti (24) is the director.

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