Drafthouse Films has picked up from Studiocanal all US rights to Michel Gondry’s surreal romance starring Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris. Separately Tribeca Film has acquired Hide Your Smiling Faces.

Mood Indigo centres on a newly married couple whose whirlwind romance is put to the test when a mysterious plague enters Paris and a flower begins to grow in the woman’s lungs. Omar Sy also stars.

Luc Bossi of Brio Films produced the adaptation from Boris Vian’s novel L’Ecume Des Jours.

Drafthouse Films plans a multi-city theatrical platform release this year.

  • Tribeca Film has picked up North American rights to Hide Your Smiling Faces by Daniel Patrick Carbone. The film was recently named Best Film Still Awaiting US Distribution by the National Society Of Film Critics Awards. George Rush brokered the deal for the producers
  • Starz Digital Media and theatrical distributor Abramorama have partnered to release the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival opener and comedic documentary Mistaken For Strangers in select theatres, on demand and on iTunes on March 28.