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Cannes: Gaspar Noe’s 3D Sex Odyssey ‘LOVE’ Goes to Alchemy

Cannes: Gaspar Noe's 3D Sex Odyssey 'LOVE' Goes to Alchemy

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Before its Cannes bow next week, Alchemy has swooped in to acquire U.S. distribution rights to Gaspar Noe’s 3D sex opus “LOVE.” The film is screening in the festival’s Midnight section.

“Gaspar Noé is a visionary and every time he makes a film it’s an event,” said Brooke Ford, Alchemy EVP of Marketing. “‘LOVE’ is above all a beautiful story about love in all its complex dimensions and we’re thrilled to bring this bold and provocative film to the most curious audiences in the U.S.”

Here’s the company’s official synopsis for Noe’s latest: “In LOVE, Murphy wakes up next to his young wife and 2-year-old child. He listens to his voicemail: Electra’s mother, sick with worry, wants to know whether he has heard from her daughter. Electra’s been missing for a long time. She’s afraid something really bad has happened to her. Over the course of a long rainy day, Murphy finds himself alone in his apartment, reminiscing about the greatest love affair of his life, his two years with Electra. A burning passion full of promises, games, excesses and mistakes…”

Jeff Deutchman, Alchemy’s Vice President of Acquisitions, negotiated the deal with Carole Baraton of Wild Bunch and CAA on behalf of the filmmakers. No release date has been set as of yet. Alchemy recently released the Kristen Wiig comedy “Welcome to Me.”

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