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Film Movement Acquires 'The Day I Saw Your Heart' Starring Melanie Laurent

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire February 28, 2012 at 12:45PM

Film Movement has acquired North American rights to the French comedy, "The Day I Saw Your Heart," starring Melanie Laurent ("Beginners") and directed by Jennifer Devoldère
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Film Movement "The Day I Saw Your Heart"

Film Movement has acquired North American rights to the French comedy, "The Day I Saw Your Heart," starring Melanie Laurent ("Beginners") and directed by Jennifer Devoldère

The film will open in New York this summer, followed by a limited national roll-out.

Full release with film desciption:

FILM MOVEMENT ACQUIRES FRENCH COMEDY

“THE DAY I SAW YOUR HEART”

French Film Starring Mélanie Laurent to be

Distributed in all of North America

February 28th, 2012 (New York, NY) - Film Movement (www.filmmovement.com), the North American film distribution company that brings first-run, award-winning independent and foreign films to fans all across the country, announced today their acquisition of THE DAY I SAW YOUR HEART (Et Soudain Tout le Monde me Manque).  The second feature film from writer/director Jennifer Devoldère, THE DAY I SAW YOUR HEART is a French comedy touching on themes of family, love and growing up.  The film stars Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds, Beginners) and Florence Loiret Caille (Trouble Everyday, The Dreamlife of Angels). The film will enjoy a New York theatrical opening in Q3 of 2012, with a limited national roll-out to follow, as well as a day-and-date Cable Video on Demand premiere.


Synopsis of THE DAY I SAW YOUR HEART:

Families are complicated… Especially when Eli, the father, who’s about to be 60, is expecting a baby with his new wife. Upon hearing this news, his two grown daughters, Dom, who is trying to adopt, and Justine, who flits from one boyfriend to the next, are shocked. To get closer to Justine, whom he has never gotten along with, Eli has the bright idea of making friends with all of her exes… without her knowledge. But when Justine falls in love again and Eli is about to ruin everything, this family is on the verge of falling apart. Will they all be able to make peace before it’s too late?

Acclaim for THE DAY I SAW YOUR HEART:

Official Selection – Boston Jewish Film Festival

Official Selection – Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Official Selection – New York French Film Festival

Official Selection – Cinerama Film Festival (Canada)

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