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Well Go USA Acquires DANGEROUS LIAISONS

Posted by Editor on September 9, 2012 | No Comments

Well Go USA Acquires U.S. Rights to

 Easternlight’s

DANGEROUS LIAISONS

TORONTO (September 8, 2012) – Easternlight, the Asian arm of Arclight Films one of the world’s premiere independent film sales companies announces the sale of romantic-thriller and TIFF Gala selection DANGEROUS LIAISONS to Well Go USA.

DANGEROUS LIAISONS is the perfect addition to our ever-expanding slate ofdiverse and innovative entertainment,” said Doris Pfardrescher, President of Well Go USA Entertainment. “We’re known for our impressive slate of Asian films and strive to bring the best and brightest to audiences in North America.”

“We’re thrilled to be working with Well Go USA to share such a captivating and moving film with passionate performances from an incredible cast with audiences across North America,” said Ying Ye, Managing Director of Easternlight who is co-repping the film in the US with Cassian Elwes.

The DANGEROUS LIAISONS North American premiere takes place Monday, September 10th at 9:30PM at Roy Thomson Hall. An encore screening takes place Tuesday, September 11th at 3:00PM at the Ryerson Theatre with a Q&A to follow.  

About Arclight Films

Arclight Films is one of the world’s leading international sales companies for theatrical, television and home video and is celebrating its tenth year in business. Arclight Films has sold over 130 motion pictures including the 2004 Best Picture Oscar® winner CRASH, and 2007 Golden Globe® Best Picture Nominee BOBBY.

Arclight Films additionally encompasses subsidiary labels Darclight Films, the edgy genre-driven division of the company whose films include the worldwide horror hitWOLF CREEK (2005) and the current slate that includes 3D shark action thriller BAITand Easternlight, a specialty arm showcasing Asian cinema with the largest film library of any non Asian-based indie film label. Films sold under the Easternlight banner include the worldwide blockbuster FORBIDDEN KINGDOM (2008) starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li, 14 BLADES (2010) starring Donnie Yen, legendary auteur Chen Kaige’s SACRIFICE (2011) and a live action adaptation of the world-renowned legend MULAN, now in pre-production. The latest additions to Easternlight’s slate include 2012 Cannes Film Festival “Directors Fortnight” official selection and Toronto International Film Festival Gala Selection DANGEROUS LIASIONS and THE ASSASSINS starring Chow Yun Fat.

Arclight Films maintains a presence at all major motion picture and television festivals and markets with offices in Los Angeles, Sydney, Hong Kong and Toronto.

For more information on Arclight Films, please visit www.arclightfilms.com

About Well Go USA

Well Go USA, Inc. (www.wellgousa.com

) is a theatrical and home entertainment distribution company that specializes in bringing top content, including the best in Asian Cinema to North America. As a leader in independent film distribution, Well Go’s titles can be seen across a variety of formats and platforms including in theaters, on DVD, Blu-ray, digital (video-on-demand, electronic sell-through and streaming) and broadcast television through cable and satellite. Since 1994, Well Go has acquired and released over 2,000 titles worldwide. In 2005, Well Go expanded its distribution to North America where five to ten titles are released monthly. Well Go USA’s corporate headquarters are in Plano, TX with offices in Taiwan and China.

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