Ahead of its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the Teresa Palmer-starring Berlin Syndrome has been acquired for North American distribution, and it looks like psychological thriller fans won't have to wait too long to see it in theaters.

Deadline reports that Vertical Entertainment and Netflix have acquired US rights to Berlin Syndrome, with the former handling a theatrical release and the latter set to stream the film following its time on the big screen.

Berlin Syndrome is expected to be released in theaters early this summer, and we'll be sure to keep Daily Dead readers updated on the film both during and beyond our upcoming live coverage at Sundance. In the meantime, you can check out the film's official synopsis and images below (via Sundance), and to see when and where Berlin Syndrome will be screening at Sundance, visit the festival's official website.

Synopsis: "A passionate holiday romance takes an unexpected and sinister turn when an Australian photographer wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave."

Directed by Cate Shortland adapted for the screen by Shaun Grant and based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Melanie Joosten, Berlin Syndrome stars Teresa Palmer and Max Riemelt.

Photos by Sarah Enticknap and courtesy of the Sundance Institute:

Source: Deadline
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