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Distrib Films announced that it has picked up the U.S. rights to Philippe Garrel’s black and white, meta-like dramedy. A true family affair, Jealousy sees the Garrel clan in full force; Louis toplines again and a supporting perf from sis Esther Garrel (Bertrand Bonello’s House of Tolerance) in a text that is close to Philippe’s own personal family history. A summer theatrical release is planned.
Gist: Written by Philippe Garrel, Caroline Deruas, Marc Cholodenko and Arlette Langmann, Louis (Louis Garrel) leaves his wife Clothilde (Rebecca Convenant) and daughter Charlotte (Olga Milshtein) for a theater actress Claudia (Anna Mouglalis). Though she can’t get any work and they struggle to make money, their passion carries them through. However, it’s not long before the outside world creeps back in.
Worth Noting: This received film fest showings at the Venice and New York Film Festival.
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Distrib, a Paris-based company that specialises in releasing French films in the Us, acquired rights from Wild Bunch to the story of a man who leaves his family for an actress. Distrib plans a summer theatrical release.
“Philippe Garrel is one of the world’s great filmmakers,” said Distrib president Françoise Scippa-Kohn. “Jealousy is not only one of his most beautiful films but also his most accessible. We hope we can make this his most successful film in America ever.” »
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