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Drafthouse Films Tunes Into Michel Gondry’s ‘Mood Indigo’

13 January 2014 10:50 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris — Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, has acquired U.S. rights to Studiocanal-repped “Mood Indigo,” the fantasy-filled surreal romantic tale helmed by Michel Gondry (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”).

Adapted from Boris Vian’s novel “L’Ecume des Jours,” the Paris-set romance turns on two newlyweds, Chloe (Audrey Tautou, “Amelie”) and Colin (Romain Duris, “The Beat My Heart Skipped”), whose courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloe — a flower begins to grow in her lungs.

“Not since ‘Amelie’ have we seen Audrey Tautou so undeniably whimsical and charming,” said Drafthouse Films founder Tim League. “Her storybook romance with co-star Romain Duris is set perfectly within a quirky, visually-stunning fantasyland that only Michel Gondry could imagine.”

Pic was produced by Luc Bossi of Brio Films. The attractive French cast includes Omar Sy (“The Intouchables”), Aissa Maiga (“Cache”) and Gad Elmaleh (“The Capital »

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Drafthouse Films Will Release Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo' Starring Audrey Tautou

13 January 2014 9:24 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Drafthouse Films has acquired Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo" for a stateside release. The film, starring Audrey Tautou, Romain Duris and Omar Sy, has no release date set as of yet. It world premiered at the Karovly Vary Film Festival last year and received its Us debut at Fantastic Fest in September."Not since 'Amelie' have we seen Audrey Tautou so undeniably whimsical and charming," said Drafthouse Films founder TimLeague, "and her storybook romance with co-star Romain Duris is set perfectly within a quirky, visually-stunning fantasyland that only Michel Gondry could imagine."   The deal was negotiated by James Emanuel Shapiro on behalf of Drafthouse Films and Vanessa Saal Senior VP international sales at Studiocanal. Watch a trailer for the film below: »

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