MAGNET RELEASING SETS IT SIGHTS ON GENRE-DEFYING
THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Company Acquires Worldwide Rights to
Nicolas Pesce’s Beautiful and Shocking Sundance Sensation
New York, New York (February 12, 2016) – Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights to THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, the hauntingly beautiful and shockingly original debut from filmmaker Nicolas Pesce. The film fuses classic horror ingredients with gothic black-and-white imagery and was called the “discovery of this year’s Sundance” by Indiewire’s Eric Kohn. It also features a breakout performance from newcomer Kika Magalhaes. Magnet is planning a 2016 theatrical release.