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IW NEWS | IFC Gets Assayas’ Latest

IW NEWS | IFC Gets Assayas' Latest

IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Olivier Assayas‘ “Summer Hours,” starring Juliette Binoche. The company is planning a 2009 release for the French drama which is screening this week in the Marche du Film here at the Cannes Film Festival. IFC’s Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal with MK2 International‘s Matthieu Giblin. The film is described as following, “the divergent paths of three forty something siblings whose lives collide when their mother, heiress to her uncle’s exceptional 19th century art collection, dies suddenly.” [Eugene Hernandez]

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