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Zellner Bros' 'Kid Thing' Goes to Factory 25 for US Distribution

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood February 28, 2013 at 4:07PM

Factory 25 has picked up Sundance, Berlin and SXSW title "Kid Thing," from director David Zellner and his producer-cinematographer brother Nathan Zellner. The film will open in New York on May 24, and will expand throughout the Spring and Summer.
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Kid Thing

Factory 25 has picked up Sundance, Berlin and SXSW title "Kid Thing," from director David Zellner and his producer-cinematographer brother Nathan Zellner. The film will open in New York on May 24, and will expand throughout the Spring and Summer. It will also be available on cable VOD, iTunes, Amazon VUDU, X-Box, Sony Playstation and other digital outlets May 24, with a limited editions DVD/Book following later this year. Check out the synopsis below:

A modern-day fairy tale created by The Zellner Brothers. Kid Thing is the story of Annie, a rebellious ten-year-old girl that lives on the outskirts of town with her father Marvin, who, when not herding goats, mostly sleeps the day away. Virtually devoid of parental guidance, she is left to fend for herself and do as she pleases. With no moral compass, she roams the neighboring lands, shoplifting and engaging in destructive behavior. Her routine is broken one day while playing in the woods; she hears a voice calling from deep within an abandoned well, asking for help. Scared and untrusting of the unseen stranger, Annie deliberates on her course of action.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.