Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Roadside Attractions Gets the Jump on TIFF With 'Therese'

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 27, 2013 at 8:09PM

In the first advance deal of the Toronto International Film Festival, Roadside Attractions bought U.S. theatrical distribution rights to Charlie Stratton’s romantic thriller "Therese" starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Tom Felton and Jessica Lange. The film premieres on September 7.
0
Therese Elizabeth Olson

In the first advance deal of the Toronto International Film Festival, Roadside Attractions bought U.S. theatrical distribution rights to Charlie Stratton’s romantic thriller "Therese" starring Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Tom Felton and Jessica Lange. The film premieres on September 7. 

The feature debut of writer/director Stratton, "Therese" is based on Emile Zola’s novel “Thérèse Raquin.” Elizabeth Olsen is Therese, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman trapped in a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille (Tom Felton) by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange). When she meets her husband's childhood friend, Laurent (Oscar Isaac, of “Inside Llewyn Davis”), she embarks on an illicit affair with tragic consequences. 

"Therese" was developed, financed and produced by LD Entertainment, which previously worked with Roadside on "Albert Nobbs," "Biutiful" and "I Love You Phillip Morris." 

Roadside Attractions will oversee marketing and distribution of the film in collaboration with LD distribution president David Dinerstein.

"Therese" is produced by Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon and William Horberg.





Win The Complete Twin Peaks on Blu-ray from Indiewire! in Indiewire's Hangs on LockerDome


SnagFilms

Watch Over 10,000 Free Movies!

We the Economy: Supply and Dance, Man!

Why is the law of supply and demand so powerful? In this whimsical tale, our friendly narrator guides bored students Jonathan and Kristin through a microeconomic musical extravaganza.

More