Myriad Pictures Acquires Rights to Molina’s “Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes”

Alfred Molina will be spreading the truth about fishes around the world…

Myriad Pictures has acquired the international distribution rights to the Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes, which stars the 59-year-old half-Spanish actor and Jessica Biel.

Alfred Molina

Written and directed by Francesca Gregorini, the film centers on Emanuel (portrayed by Kaya Scodelario), an acerbic but sensitive teen who lives with her father and stepmother. When Linda (Biel), a young and hip mother, moves in next door, Emanuel becomes intrigued by Linda’s striking resemblance to her late mother, who died giving birth to Emanuel. Emanuel begins to babysit for Linda’s newborn daughter, but as Emanuel and Linda spend more time together, they develop a bond that becomes deeply entwined in a surprising secret Linda harbors

Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, also stars Aneurin Barnard, Jimmi Simpson and Frances O’Connor.

Myriad will screen the film for international buyers at during this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes was executive produced by Olga Segura, Juan Carlos Segura and others.

Trailer Released for Molina’s “Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes”

Alfred Molina knows the truth about fishes

The 59-year-old half-Spanish actor, who recently wrapped up the first season of TNT’s Monday Mornings drama series, stars in Emanuel And The Truth About Fishes, which just saw its trailer released.

Alfred Molina

The Francesca Gregorini-directed film, which was part of this year’s Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. dramatic competition section, centers on a troubled girl who becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.

Along with Molina, the film stars Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel and Frances O’Connor.

The film will debut in the UK at the Sundance London Film and Music Festival.