The distributor has acquired US rights from Wild Bunch to Claire Denis’ Un Certain Regard premiere and has set an Oct 25 release. Separately, FilmBuff and Abramorama are teaming up on Broadway Idiot while The Cinema Guild has picked up Agnes Varda’s five-part autobiographical documentary series.

Bastards will receives its US premiere at the New York Film Festival next month.

Denis and Jean-Pol Fargeau wrote the drama about a ship’s captain pulled into a web of revenge by his sister in Paris. Vincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni and Michel Subor star. Arianna Bocco brokered the deal with Carlole Baraton.

  • FilmBuff and Abramorama will release Broadway Idiot, a chronicle of band Green Day’s collaboration with the Great White Way to bring their bestseller American Idiot to the stage, in nationwide theatres and on VoD on Oct 18. An exclusive New York theatrical engagement will kick off the run on Oct 11.
  • The Cinema Guild has picked up digital and non-theatrical US rights from Cine-Tamaris to Agnes Varda From Here To There, a five-part documentary series directed by Varda. The series will be released across multiple digital platforms later this year.