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Moore links with Weinsteins for Trump doco

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Bob and Harvey Weinstein have bought worldwide rights to Michael Moore's documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 on President Donald Trump.

The Weinsteins made the acquisition under their Fellowship Adventure Group.

Moore is currently directing the film, with part of the title referring to when Trump was declared US President on November 9.

Moore correctly predicted last June that Trump would win the White House by scoring the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

Filming of the documentary has been done under a strict cloak of secrecy and is aimed at dissolving Trump's "teflon" shield and his presidency, Moore said on Tuesday.

"No matter what you throw at him, it hasn't worked," he said.

"No matter what is revealed, he remains standing. Facts, reality, brains cannot defeat him. Even when he commits a self-inflicted wound, he gets up the next morning and keeps going and tweeting. That all ends with this movie."

Moore has reunited with his team from Fahrenheit 9/11 -- documentary directors/producers Meghan O'Hara, Tia Lessin, and Carl Deal.

The Weinstein brothers previously released Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 in 2004 with more than $US200 million ($A269 million) in worldwide grosses.

"There is no greater part of what we can do right now than to have the power to bring Michael Moore to a mass audience," the Weinsteins said.

"Now more than ever, Michael's appetite for the truth is crucial. We are ecstatic to be a part of this revolution."

Chief operating officer of the Weinstein Company David Glasser said TWC will be exploring all possibilities for both international and domestic distribution this week at the Cannes Film Festival, where Fahrenheit 9/11 won the Palme D'or in 2004.

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