At the Berlinale today...Samuel Goldwyn Films and Netflix's Red Envelope Entertainment have announced the joint acquisition of U.S. rights to Julie Delpy's feature directing debut, "2 Days in Paris," which had its world premiere earlier this week in the Berlin International Film Festival's Panorama section. Delpy wrote, directed, edited, composed music and stars in the culture clash romantic comedy set in Paris. The two companies are planning a Summer 2007 release. Co-starring Delpy and Adam Goldberg, the film depicts a couple who travel to Paris for 48 hours to visit the woman's parents. It was produced by Christophe Mazodier of Polaris, and Delpy, via her French production company Tempete Sous Un Crane, along with Germany's 3L Filmproduktion co-producing. The pact was negotiated by Peter Goldwyn, VP of Samuel Goldwyn Films and Bahman Naraghi, head of Red Envelope Entertainment along with Liesl Copland, head of acquisitions and distribution. Sebastien Chesneau from Rezo Films served as U.S. Sales agent for the movie. indieWIRE reported on the film in a recent dispatch from the festival.
By Indiewire | Indiewire February 13, 2007 at 7:44AM