The third film from Xavier Dolan will open in the US and earned Suzanne Clement a best actress win at Cannes in Un Certain Regard as well as best Canadian film in Toronto. Separately, Kino Lorber has picked up Ain’t In It For My Health.
Laurence Anyways (pictured) charts the challenges faced by lovers when the man decides to become a woman. Melvil Poupaud also stars.
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Breaking Glass Pictures CEO Rich Wolff negotiated the acquisition with MK2 sales executive Victoire Thevenin.
- Kino Lorber has taken North American rights to the documentary Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm, an intimate look at music legend Levon Helm who died of cancer in April 2012. Kino Lorber is planning to release the film in theatres across in early 2013, followed by VoD and video release in the summer alongside digital and television roll-out. CEO Richard Lorber negotiated the deal with Stephen Brower, svp of the Welk Music Group/Sugar Hill Records/Vanguard Records. Levon Helm Documentary (short clip)