Fledgling eOne subsidiary Séville International has picked up international sales on Denys Arcand’s An Eye For Beauty (Le Règne De La Beauté).
Séville vp of international sales Anick Poirier will screen the film to buyers on the Croisette and the company will distribute directly in Québec and Canada on May 15.
Arcand also wrote the screenplay to the story of a talented young architect with remarkable talent whose idyllic life is turned upside-down after he meets a mysterious woman in Toronto.
Cinémaginaire’s Denise Robert is producing and the film stars Éric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky and Marie‐Josée Croze.
“I fell in love with this film for its beauty and for its accurate portrayal of the 30-something generation,” said Poirier. “I am very much looking forward to working with such an amazing director and with Denise Robert and Daniel Louis.
“Denys Arcand is renowned worldwide for his talent and I am thrilled to have him as part of the Séville International family.”
“We have been waiting to work with the very talented [eOne Films International president] Harold van Lier and Anick Poirier for a long time and we are thrilled that they have invited An Eye For Beauty to be part of their impressive line-up,” said Robert and Arcand.