IFC has acquired Antonio Campos’ “Simon Killer,” according to a source close to the deal.
“Simon Killer” stars Brady Corbet as a heartbroken American college grad who visits Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. He quickly falls in love with a young prostitute, but that might not be enough to settle his personal issues.
Campos is the co-founder of the production company Borderline Films, which received high acclaim at last year’s Sundance with Sean Durkin’s award-winning “Martha Marcy May Marlene.”
FilmHaven Entertainment financed “Killer,” they previously collaborated with Borderline on “MMMM.”
IFC also distributed Campos’ previous feature, “Afterschool.”
The distributor has had a busy 24 hours, also buying “Liberal Arts” and “The Pact.”
CAA and UTA negotiated the “Simon Killer” deal.
No word yet on a release date.