Focus Features International has signed on to sell international rights for The American Film Company’s THE CONSPIRATOR, directed by Academy Award© winner Robert Redford.
International sales are set to begin in November 2009 at The American Film Market, led by FFI chief Alison Thompson and Vice-President of International Sales Peter Kujawski.
THE CONSPIRATOR tells the true story of the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, the military trial of the lone female charged in the plot, and the reluctant lawyer assigned to defend her. James McAvoy and Robin Wright are set to star in the film, along with Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline, Evan Rachel Wood, and Justin Long.
FFI is a motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company committed to bringing moviegoers the most original stories from the world's most innovative filmmakers. The company’s credits include a number of films in the historical genre including MILK, ATONEMENT, FAR FROM HEAVEN, and THE PIANIST.