Pacific Northwest Pictures announced today that they have acquired all Canadian rights to E.L. Katz’s breakout hit Cheap Thrills from international sales company Films Distribution.
The film was recently awarded the “New Flesh Award” for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal and PNP will release the film theatrically in Canada day-and-date with Drafthouse’s U.S. release, which is planned for first quarter of 2014.
“Cheap Thrills tells the story of a new father facing eviction whose life is turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to a better life…but at a price. ”
Starring David Koechner, Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, and Sara Paxton, Cheap Thrills is directed by E.L. Katz from a script by Trent Haaga.