Cineart gets buying early in Cannes
EXCLUSIVE: Benelux distributor Cineart has revealed details of its early Cannes acquisitions, including Only God Forgives [pictured].
In competition, Cineart has taken Nicolas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives, Asghar Farhadi’s The Past (starring Berenice Bejo), Alex van Warmerdam’s Borgman. and Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue Is The Warmest Color.
In Un Certain Regard, the company has taken Rebecca Zlotowski’s Grand Central (starring Lea Seydoux and Tahar Rahim).
Meanwhile, in the Quinzaine, Cineart has also picked up Ari Folman’s The Congress (starring Robin Wright) and Jim Mickle’s We Are What We Are.
Here in Cannes, Cineart is eyeing up multiple other acquisitions and has already made several pre-buys.
The company is already able to confirm it will be releasing the Dardennes’ Two Days, One Night starring Marion Cotillard and Fatih Akin’s The Cut. It is also expected to release Ken Loach’s new feature Jimmy’s Hall.
“Of course, we try to focus on the directors we have been following for years now,” commented Cineart’s Stephan De Potter.