AMBI Distribution has come on to represent international rights in Cannes to the musical starring Oscar-winner Brie Larson.
Basmati Blues will gets its market debut screening on the Croisette and also stars Cannes competition juror Donald Sutherland, Scott Bakula and Utkarsh Ambudkar. Paradigm handles US rights.
The film centres on a starry-eyed scientist who teams up with a local farmer and uncovers corporate wrongdoing when she is sent to India to sell genetically modified rice.
Tyne Daly, Saahil Segal, Dalip Tahil, Bugs Bhargava and Lakshmi Manchu round out the cast.
Dan Baron directed Basmati Blues from a screenplay he wrote with Jeff Dorchen.
Monique Caulfield and Jeffrey Soros produce and Ruedi Gerber, Jeff Kleeman, Elliott Lester and Randy Paul serve as executive producers.
Screen Daily, Jeremy Kay
So proud to have worked on this incredible project, and can't wait to see it create waves at Cannes this year.
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