The distributor has acquired US rights from Worldview Entertainment to Arnaud Desplechin’s drama Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian starring Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric.
IFC plans an early 2014 release to the film, which premiered in Cannes and received its North American premiere earlier this month at the New York Film Festival.
Desplechin co-wrote the screenplay with Kent Jones and Julie Peyr based on Georges Devereux’s book Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian about his study of a Blackfoot Indian WWII veteran who suffered psychological trauma.
Pascal Cauchetuex and Jennifer Roth and while Worldview’s Christopher Woodrow and Molly Conners served as executive producers with Patrick Milling Smith and Ben Limberg.
IFC negotiated the deal with CAA on behalf of Worldview. Wild Bunch handles international sales.
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