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A Toronto Film Festival distribution scorecard

A Toronto Film Festival distribution scorecard ? Indie films felt the recession this year, as only a handful of movies landed distribution deals

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Box office may be booming, but indie films felt the recession crunch at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. Only a handful of movies had landed U.S. distribution deals at press time. Here are a few winners and losers.

NO DEAL
Creation
This Charles Darwin biopic, starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, is still on the market.

DEAL
Defendor
Sony snapped up this dark comedy about a would-be superhero (Woody Harrelson).

DEAL
Get Low
Robert Duvall and Bill Murray star in a Southern period drama, picked up by Sony Pictures Classics.

NO DEAL
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
No takers yet for this drama, starring Natalie Portman.

DEAL
A Single Man
The Weinstein Company bought this Colin Firth drama, directed by fashion designer Tom Ford.