Heading into the market eOne’s boutique sales arm has announced key territories on Xavier Dolan’s upcoming drama to star Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel.
Deals on Juste La Fin Du Monde (It’s Only The End Of The World) have closed in the UK with Curzon Artificial Eye, Italy with Lucky Red and Japan with Pictures Dept.
Seville International handles all international sales excluding France, where Diaphana/MK2 will distribute. eOne and Les Films Séville will release in English-speaking and French-speaking Canada.
Production is scheduled to start at the end of the month. The drama follows a prodigal writer who returns to the family homestead to announce his imminent death.
Sons Of Manual’s Dolan — a Cannes jury member this year — and Nancy Grant produce alongside MK2’s Nathanaël Karmitz as well as Sylvain Corbeil.
The film is based on the play of the same name by Jean-Luc Lagarce.
Seville International vice-president of international sales Anick Poirier and director of sales Natalie Kampelmacher negotiated the deals.