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Toronto Title Sells Ahead of Festival

6/12/2014 Liza Foreman

By Liza Foreman

The Cohen Media Group has acquired the political suspense thriller, "Capital" for U.S. distribution, ahead of its Toronto International Film Festival screening, the company confirmed to TheWrap on Tuesday.

Directed by Costa-Gavras, "Capital," stars Gabriel Byrne in this adaptation of Stephane Osmont's best-selling novel, "Le Capital," which takes a scathing look at the world of international finance. The book was published in 2004.

The film adaptation follows the head of a giant European investment bank desperately clinging to power, when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.

The film will be screened as a Special Presentation in Toronto. Formed in 2008, Cohen Media Group is a theatrical film production company which added a distribution division in 2010.

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