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Glass Half Full Media Takes U.S. Rights to Venice Competition Film ‘The Macaluso Sisters’ (Exclusive)

Glass Half Full Media Takes U.S. Rights to Venice Competition Film ‘The Macaluso Sisters’ (Exclusive)

Jeff Lipsky’s Glass Half Full Media has acquired all U.S. rights for Emma Dante’s “The Macaluso Sisters,” which world premiered in competition at this year’s Venice Film Festival.

Represented in international markets by Charades, the movie is also being featured in the Flash Forward section of the Busan Film Festial.

The Macaluso Sisters” opened in Italian theaters on Sept. 10 and has reached over 68,000 admissions to date. Glass Half Full plans to release the ensemble drama in theaters next spring.

The film tells the story of a tight-knit family of five orphaned sisters living in an apartment in Palermo, Sicily. The film follows them at three different stages of their lives: as they holiday together, grow apart, and ultimately reconnect at just the right moments.

“While only Ms. Dante’s second film, ‘Macaluso’ is the work of an exquisitely mature filmmaker. I was utterly swept away by

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