Juno Films has acquired US and multiple territory rights to Aleksander Sokurov’s Fairytale following its world premiere in Locarno Film Festival last summer.

Additionally Juno has acquired rights in Australia and New Zealand, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Poland, Belgium, Netherlands and will handle festival releases in those territories.

Fairytale was blocked by Russian censors and situates 20th century leaders Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Winston Churchill in Purgatory, where they are joined by Jesus Christ as they amble around, muttering in their mother tongues about their mundane preoccupations.

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