Cinecom International Films
IndustryIndependent film production and distribution
FateBankruptcy
Founded1982[1]
Defunct1991
HeadquartersNew York City
Key people
Founders Ira Deutchman, Amir Malin and John Ives[1]

Cinecom Pictures was an independent film company founded in 1982 by Ira Deutchman (a former member of United Artists Classics), Amir Malin and John Ives.[1] Its first release was Robert Altman's Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.[2]

The company also distributed The Brother from Another Planet and Salaam Bombay!. Its highest-grossing release was 1985's A Room with a View.[3] It closed down in 1991 after it filed for bankruptcy, but is sold to PolyGram Filmed Entertainment.

Selected films released

References

  1. ^ a b c Biskind, Peter (2004). Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film. New York City: Simon and Schuster. p. 17. ISBN 0-684-86259-X.
  2. ^ Pierson, John; Smith, Kevin (1997). Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema. Miramax Books/Hyperion. p. 38. ISBN 0-7868-8222-0.
  3. ^ "All-Time Grosses for Cinecom". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2010-05-20.