Sony Pictures Classics will distribute the film domestically and Sony will distribute internationally.
RADiUS/The Weinstein Company has paid seven figures for Stacie Passon’s Concussion, a film that is getting excellent reviews out of Sundance. Directed and written by Passon, Concussion follows a middle-aged lesbian housewife (Robin Weigert) who after getting hit in the head by her son’s baseball, begins having desires for something else that channels her into a double life as a high-end escort.
Concussion is slated for release in early Fall 2013.
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