Roadside Attractions has taken US rights in Toronto to Fred Schepisi’s romance Words And Pictures starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche.

The film centres on a writer with block who sparks to a struggling painter at the school where they both teach. Gerald Di Pego wrote the screenplay.

Latitude Productions’ Curtis Burch produced in association with Dallas-based Lascaux Films. Nancy Rae Stone served as executive producer.

Roadside’s Howard Cohen struck the deal with US representatives CAA. Voltage Pictures handles international sales.