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Alcon acquires Chilean miner drama 'The 33' for fall release
Alcon acquires Chilean miner drama 'The 33' for fall release

Alcon Entertainment has unearthed "The 33," acquiring North American and the majority of international distribution rights for the Chilean survival drama, the company announced Tuesday. Warner Bros. will release the film domestically on Nov. 13 via its output deal with Alcon. Directed by Patricia Riggen ("Girl in Progress," "Under the Same Moon"), the English-language film is based on the true story of 33 miners who were trapped nearly half a mile underground when Chile's San Jose mine collapsed on them in 2010. Enduring sweltering heat, darkness and confinement, the miners captured international attention and were finally rescued after 69 days...

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