A24 Buys Sean Baker’s ‘The Florida Project’: Cannes

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A24 has acquired North American distribution rights to The Florida Project, the Sean Baker-directed drama that premiered in Director’s Fortnight. A24 won the bidding over Amazon, Bleecker and Neon. Every buyer from a major prestige distributor was there, and left quickly to mobilize. Baker, who helmed Tangerine, wrote the script with Chris Bergoch, and they focused on three children whose parents lived in roughshod hotels near the opulent Magic Kingdom in Orlando…