The Weinstein Company has confirmed it's acquired Sundance dramatic competition entry "Blue Valentine," marking its first purchase from Park City this year.

According to IndieWire, the company bought the North American and other rights of the Derek Cianfrance-directed drama. It stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as a married couple on the brink of dissolve, their story told through a series of flashbacks to courtship and hardship. The director says it took more than a decade to make.

While the Weinsteins had tough 2009, sources say that there is more investment coming in this next year.

Click here to read HitFix's complete review of the film from Sundance.

After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.