Entertainment One Films (eOne) will release Frédéric Tcheng’s fashion documentary “Dior and I” in North America, it was announced today. The film, which world premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, is set to open in theaters later this year. Tcheng, who previously worked on the fashion films “Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel” and “Valentino: The Last Emperor,” here profiles the House of Christian Dior.
“‘Dior and I’ takes the audience behind the curtain
of one of the world’s most venerated fashion houses, and offers a
captivating, intimate glimpse into one of its brightest minds,” said Dylan Wiley, eOne Films US Senior Vice President and General Manager. “Tcheng’s vivid film captures the twists and
turns of the artistic process in a poignant, beautiful way, and we are
proud to share it with moviegoers.”
The deal was negotiated for eOne Films by Sejin
Croninger, Vice President Worldwide Acquisitions, and for the filmmakers
by Josh Braun and David Koh of Submarine.
The company’s upcoming slate of domestic feature
film releases includes David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars,” which is in
competition at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and “The Grand Seduction,” starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch, which opens in limited release on May 30.