27 January 2012 10:03 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

IFC has acquired Antonio Campos’ “Simon Killer,” according to a source close to the deal. "Simon Killer" stars Brady Corbet as a heartbroken American college grad who visits Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. He quickly falls in love with a young prostitute, but that might not be enough to settle his personal issues. Campos is the co-founder of the production company Borderline Films, which received high acclaim at last year’s Sundance with Sean Durkin’s award-winning “Martha Marcy May Marlene.” FilmHaven Entertainment financed "Killer," they previously collaborated with Borderline on "Mmmm." IFC also distributed Campos’ previous feature, "Afterschool." The distributor has had a busy 24 hours, also buying “Liberal Arts” and “The Pact.” CAA and UTA negotiated the “Simon Killer” deal. No word yet »

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