Polish Coproduction Premieres at Sundance

Krakow, 11th January, 2012 - Co-produced by Polish Alvernia Studios, a star-studded thriller, "Arbitrage", which takes place in the world of New York's financial circles, premieres at the Sundance Festival.

The protagonist of "Arbitrage" is a New York businessman, Robert Miller, who faces bankruptcy due to unsuccessful investments. A series of events makes the story take a criminal turn, and Robert has to ask for help the least expected person. The financial magnate was played by Richard Gere ("Pretty Woman", "Chicago"). Among co-starring actors, there are Susan Sarandon ("Dead Man Walking", "Thelma & Louise") as his committed to charity wife and Tim Roth ("Reservoir Dogs", "Pulp Fiction") as a determined detective trailing the protagonist. The director and scriptwriter is Nicholas Jarecki, the director of photography is Yorick Le Saux.

The world premiere of "Arbitrage" will take place during upcoming Sundance Festival (19th to 29th January). "Arbitrage" is yet another American-Polish production realized by Alvernia Studios, after "Vamps", a comedy directed by Amy Heckerling.

Alvernia Studios - is a highly modern film studio based in Krakow, Poland. The facility combines complex film services with investment in its own productions and co-productions. The studio produces international features for theatrical releases, video games, music projects and commercials. A filmmaking one-stop shop offers soundstages including shadeless spherical bluescreen, music scoring studio, full shooting equipment, mobile units in a fleet of modern swap bodies and motion capture services based on ultramodern Vicon's cameras. Postproduction facilities offer a full range of services, starting with a negative laboratory with telecine transfers, followed by scanning and color correction. The Studios' comprehensive services are delivered by an experienced, professional, international team and state-of-the-art technology required to produce even the most sophisticated projects. Alvernia Studios has Dolby Premier Studio Certification, Truelight Theatre Certification and is a member of Kodak Imagecare Program. www.alvernia.com

Anna E. Dziedzic
Head of Public Relations

Last modified on 11-01-2012