News for Jan. 27, 2005

'Clear Day' Dawns at Sundance

1/27/05, 6:31 pm EST - Xoanon

PARK CITY, Utah (Hollywood Reporter) - Focus Features made its first Sundance acquisition Wednesday, purchasing North American rights to "On a Clear Day," a British film starring Peter Mullan and Brenda Blethyn. Sources valued the deal at close to $1 million. Mullan plays a middle-aged man who seeks to improve his confidence and fix his strained familial relations by swimming the English Channel. [More]