Pacific Northwest Pictures has acquired all Canadian rights to writer/director Jeremy Thomas’ Ally Was Screaming.

The film will be released in select cities starting Nov. 6 at Toronto’s Carlton Theatre. Limited engagements will follow at the Metro Film Society in Edmonton on Nov. 13 and the Globe Cinema in Calgary on Nov. 16.

Ally Was Screaming tells the story of two friends who discover a winning lottery ticket belonging to their recently deceased friend Ally, and the challenges they face in trying to keep the winnings out of the hands of her abusive and incarcerated ex-husband.

The film stars Camille Sullivan, Charlie Carrick and Giacomo Baessato. Ally Was Screaming is produced by Calgary’s Perfect Pictures with Colin Sheldon serving as producer.

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