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In the Home Stretch…
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | March 25, 2021
Just in time for Kentucky Derby month, Bleecker Street’s upcoming film Dream Horse is set to be released in AMC theaters on May 21, 2021. Dream Horse is a classic tale of triumph against adversity, directed by Euros Lyn, written by Neil McKay and starring Damian Lewis and Toni Collette. The movie is based on the true story of one woman’s extraordinary dream to breed and raise a champion racehorse on the allotment of her forgotten Welsh village – and of how she brings her entire community with her. Based on the documentary Dark Horse, directed by Louise Osmond.
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2020 Sundance Film Festival
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 4, 2019
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. A total of 118 feature films in all!
Of the showcase of premieres, Dream Horse starring Damian Lewis and Toni Collette, is among some of the most highly anticipated narrative films of the coming year and will receive it’s world premiere at the festival. The film has already been purchased by Bleecker Street, according to Indiewire.
The festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23–February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute’s flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.
Here are the dates you can see the premiere of Dream Horse at the festival:
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Sony Makes Multi-Territory Bet on Dream Horse
by Leo Barraclough | Variety | October 31, 2019
“Dream Horse,” starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis, has been sold around the world by Cornerstone Films, including a multi-territory deal with Sony. The story of a winning racehorse from BAFTA-winning director Euros Lyn also stars Owen Teale, Joanna Page and Karl Johnson.
Cornerstone has closed deals with Welt Kino (Germany), Impuls (Switzerland), Hakuhodo DY Music & Pictures Inc. (Japan) and Terry Steiner (Airlines). As previously announced, Bleecker Street and Topic Studios have jointly acquired the U.S. rights, and Warner Bros. is distributing in the U.K. The Sony deal – inked with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions – includes rest of world, excluding Canada, Italy and France.
In the film, Jan Vokes (Collette), a cleaner and bartender, recruits her initially reluctant husband, Brian (Teale), and local accountant Howard Davies (Lewis) to help her bring together a syndicate of local people to breed a foal, which they name Dream Alliance. On the racetrack, he proves himself to be more than a match for the multi-million-pound racehorses he comes up against. But more than this, Dream begins to alter the lives of everyone in the syndicate, not least Jan’s.
“Dream Horse” is described by Cornerstone as “a classic story of triumph against adversity, and a tale of how a woman strives to make her dream a reality in a place where hope is thin on the ground.”