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  Toronto-Bound Debut ‘Runner’ Acquired by Heretic (EXCLUSIVE) © Heretic

Heretic, the Athens-based boutique production company and sales agent, has acquired world sales rights for “Runner,” by director Marian Mathias, which will have its world premiere in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Already sparking upbeat word of mouth, “Runner” follows Haas (Hannah Schiller), an 18-year-old girl who was raised by her father in the rural Midwest. When her father suddenly dies, she must carry out his wish to be buried in the town where he was born. There, she meets a young man named Will (Darren Houle), a lonely, creative soul who is working to support his family back home. The two form a friendship that challenges their understanding of love and loss.

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“Runner” was produced by Joy Jorgensen (Killjoy) and co-produced with Nadia Turincev, Omar El Kadi (Easy Riders) and Marian Mathias (Man Alive), whose short film “Give Up the Ghost” was an official selection at Cannes in 2017. Pic will have its European premiere at the San Sebastian Film Festival.

“‘Runner’ is a heartfelt story and a visually remarkable piece of cinema that captures a beautiful bond between two young people,” said Ioanna Stais, head of sales and acquisitions at Heretic. “Marian skillfully frames the beauty of the American landscape in a film that captivates you with the simplicity and the emotional depth of its narrative. We can’t wait to present to audiences worldwide such a strong new voice.”

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Killjoy producer and founder Joy Jorgensen added: “From the very beginning the Heretic team has deeply understood the creative goals of our film ‘Runner.’ They have an international perspective when discussing the possibilities of our film and we are so excited to be a part of their dynamic slate.”

Other recent titles repped by Heretic include Valentina Maurel’s “Tengo sueños eléctricos” (I Have Electric Dreams), which will have its world premiere in the Locarno Film Festival’s main competition, Michael Borodin’s “Convenience Store,” which bowed in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama strand this year, and “Working Class Heroes,” by Milos Pusic, which stars European Film Academy award winner Jasna Đuričić (“(Quo Vadis, Aida?”) and also premiered in Panorama. The company is also repping Radu Jude’s 2021 Berlin Golden Bear winner “Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn,” and Omar El Zohairy’s “Feathers,” which took the top prize at Cannes’ Critics’ Week last year.

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Fantasy RB Rankings 2022: Best running backs, top sleepers & breakouts in fantasy football drafts .
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