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Morgan Spurlock’s doc is acquired at Sundance

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired Morgan Spurlock's The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, giving it the distinction of being the first film to be picked up at the Sundance Film Festival.
January 21, 2011

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired Morgan Spurlock’s The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, giving it the distinction of being the first film to be picked up during the Sundance Film Festival.

SPWA picked up the North American rights to the documentary, which explores product placement, marketing and advertising, while also being funded by all three of those things.

The doc will be distributed through Sony Pictures Classics for an April release.

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