Movielink Adds Sundance Channel Films to Offerings4 Dec, 2003 By: Holly J. Wagner
Movie download service Movielink has signed a deal with Sundance Channel to bring a selection of its independent films to the service.
The agreement gives Movielink rights to make available for download films distributed as part of the Sundance Film Series, Sundance Channel's newly formed theatrical releasing entity, and the Sundance Channel Home Entertainment Catalogue.
In addition, Movielink will be creating a Sundance Channel branded area on the service, featuring titles from Movielink's library of independent films that will be chosen by Sundance Channel each week.
The first Sundance Channel Home Entertainment titles to be available on Movielink include The Sleepy Time Gal, starring Jacqueline Bissett, Martha Plimpton and Nick Stahl; Amy's O, directed by and starring Julie Davis; Scotland, PA, starring James Le Gros, Maura Tierney and Christopher Walken; The Slaughter Rule, starring Ryan Gosling, Clea DuVall and David Morse; The Hired Hand, a 1971 re-release starring Peter Fonda; and Searching For Paradise, starring Chris Noth, Susan May Pratt and Jeremy Davies.