"Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment has made a North American sale for psychological thriller Human Traces to Gravitas Ventures. The deal was secured by Epstein for the film and Film Mode and by Joshua Spector, director of acquisitions for Gravitas.
The film stars Mark Mitchinson (The Hobbit), Vinnie Bennett (Ghost in the Shell) and Sophie Henderson (Power Rangers, Fantail, The Most Fun You Can Have Dying). Filmed on the isolated islands to the south of New Zealand, Human Traces commences when a mysterious young man arrives on a remote Sub-Antarctic research station where a married couple are working. Tension and drama ensues.
The film is directed by Nic Gorman, and marks his feature directorial debut. Human Traces was produced by Nadia Maxwell of Overactive Imagination with investment from the New Zealand Film Commission and Random Films. Film Mode Entertainment represents worldwide rights outside of Australia and New Zealand."