IFC Midnight have announced their acquisition of the North American rights to new thriller ‘Errors of the Human Body’ by Eron Sheean and Shane Danielson.

The picture stars Rik Mayall, Karoline Herfuryh, Tomas Lemarquis and Michael Eklund and tells the story of a geneticist who relocates to Germany to participate in a cutting edge genetics projects after divorcing his with and losing his child to a very rare genetic mutation.

Produced by Darryn Welch and Cole Payne for Instinctive Films, Errors of the Human Body was well received when shown at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival and London’s Frightfest, proving it has a worldwide appeal. It is also set to be shown at the forthcoming Fantastic Fest and the Rio de Janerio International Film Festival.

Negotiations were headed up by Jeff Deutchman on behalf on Sundance and IFC while XYZ Films’ Nate Bolotin represented the filmmakers.