Eureka Entertainment have announced that the theatrical release of Czech director Vaclav Marhoul's cinematic masterpiece The Painted Bird will be DELAYED until later in the year. The movie adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski's controversial novel was due for release in cinemas nationwide (UK & Ireland) on 27 March 2020.
After much consideration, and in light of the Government's latest advice regarding the ongoing and developing situation concerning the Coronavirus, Eureka Entertainment have decided to delay the forthcoming release of The Painted Bird until a date later in the year, when there will be a better understanding of the impact of this pandemic.
Managing Director for Eureka Entertainment, Ruth Schofield commented "We understand that this decision will cause inconvenience and disappointment to many, but ultimately, we want to make the socially responsible decision for the health and safety of everybody."
Directed, written and produced by Václav Marhoul, The Painted Bird is the movie adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski's controversial novel, and was due for release on 27 March 2020. Featuring a staggering central performance from the young Petr Kotlár alongside a star-studded international ensemble including Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands and Barry Pepper. The film has won ecstatic acclaim, with The Guardian's Xan Brooks describing the film as "a monumental piece of work" rewarding the film with a five-star review.