Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to French thriller Point Blank (A Bout Portant) from Gaumont.

Fred Cavaye directed Gilles Lellouche in the story of a man racing against time in Paris to save his kidnapped pregnant wife.

Cyril Colbeau-Justin and Jean-Baptiste Dupont produced and Gaumont’s Cecile Gaget negotiated the dal with Magnolia svp Tom Quinn and vp of acquisitions Dori Begley.