101 Films International, an Amcomri Entertainment Inc, has secured the worldwide distribution rights outside of the US and UK, for the highly anticipated UK feature film, Running Naked. A comedy drama, the movie sees old wounds open up as cancer survivors Ben and Mark’s friendship is tested when a piece of news forces them to change their perspectives.
Directed by Victor Buhler (“A Whole Lott More”), the movie stars Matthew McNulty (“The Syndicate”, “The Terror”), Andrew Glover (“Outlander”, “Being Human”), Tamzin Merchant (“Pride & Prejudice”), Rakhee Thakrar (“Four Weddings and a Funeral”), Emma Stansfield (“The Tudors”, “Accused”) and Sacha Parkinson (“Mr Selfridge”) and the original score was written by Craig Potter from the acclaimed band, Elbow. Part of the film’s profits will be donated to Teenage Cancer Trust and Weston Park Hospital.
One of the first UK feature films to be completed in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, Running Naked was filmed in locations across the UK and has already been selected for the prestigious Portland Film Festival 2021 and for BJIFF 2021.
Producer Michael Knowles (“Best Laid Plans”, “Away”) commented “The film is very close to my heart and it’s great that we have secured a great partnership to get the film out into the world.”
Eoghan Burke, VP of International Sales, 101 Films International, commented “Running Naked is a comedy film, full of soul and hope. It is a real breath of fresh air and an uplifting story of two men’s struggle to keep their friendship alive. We are extremely pleased to have been chosen to deliver this affecting drama to our many overseas clients.”