Cinema Guld has snapped up U.S. rights to Maren Ade’s “Everyone Else,” its Chairman Philip Hobel said Friday. The company’s Director of Distribution, Ryan Krivoshey negotiated the deal with Stefanie Zeitler for Bavaria Film International, and the film is set for a theatrical release sometime next year.
The film centers on Chris and Gitti, a perfectly happy couple enjoying their Mediterranean vacation. But beneath their playful romps, secret rituals and silly habits lies an underlying tension. Full of verve, the idiosyncratic Gitti is fearless in expressing her love and devotion for Chris, while Chris is more reserved in his outlook on life. When they casually run into another, obviously happier and more successful couple their fragile relationship destabilizes. But as their fears and insecurities are brutally exposed, Chris and Gitti get a rare opportunity to discover themselves and each other and to be as happy as everyone else.
“To put it simply, ‘Everyone Else’ is a film we really like a lot,” commented Ryan Krivoshey in a statement. “Maren Ade is producing some of the bravest, most daring cinema around, so we are delighted that US audiences will be able to experience her newest film on the big screen.”