The New York-based film distributor has acquired US rights from Coproduction Office to Jessica Hausner’s Cannes selection.

Film Movement has set a March roll-out in New York following the US premiere at First Look Film Festival

Amour Fou chronicles the death by suicide pact between the nineteenth century writer Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel.

Film Movement’s recent acquisitions include The Dinner and The Lesson and will open Italy’s Oscar submission Human Capital in January.