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Russian World War II Actioner ‘The Pilot’ Sells in U.S., Europe and Asia

Russian World War II Actioner ‘The Pilot’ Sells in U.S., Europe and Asia

U.S. distributor Well Go USA Entertainment has nabbed all North American rights to Russian World War II actioner “The Pilot: A Battle for Survival.”

Directed by Renat Davletyarov and inspired by a true story, the film centers on an Il-2 pilot, played by Pyotr Fyodorov, who crash-lands in a remote forest clearing after an air assault, and must find his way back to friendly territory while battling hunger and extreme cold and evading packs of wolves and Nazi soldiers.

“‘The Pilot: A Battle for Survival’ is a gripping story of survival, bravery and sacrifice in the face of chilling circumstances, made even more riveting due to its depiction of actual historical events,” said Doris Pfardrescher, president and CEO of Well Go USA.

Koch Media will release the film in the U.K., Italy and Switzerland.

“The Pilot” has also sold to New Select for Japan, BoXoo Entertainment for South Korea,

See full article on Variety