NEW YORK, NY (June 16, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have increased MIDNIGHT IN PARIS’ theater count to 1, 038 screens, which marks the widest release of any Woody Allen film. The film has earned over $16 million dollars to date.
Sony Pictures Classics’ upcoming releases include BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, LIFE, ABOVE ALL, THE GUARD, HIGHER GROUND, RESTLESS, TAKE SHELTER, THE SKIN INHABIT and CARNAGE.
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Michael Barker and Tom Bernard serve as co-presidents of Sony Pictures Classics—an autonomous division of Sony Pictures Entertainment they founded with Marcie Bloom in January 1992, which distributes, produces, and acquires independent films from around the world.
Barker and Bernard have released prestigious films that have won 27 Academy Awards® (23 of those at Sony Pictures Classics) and have garnered 114 Academy Award® nominations (93 at Sony Pictures Classics) including Best Picture nominations for AN EDUCATION, CAPOTE, HOWARDS END, AND CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON.
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