IFC Productions will finance and serve as executive producer on MeAnd You And Everyone We Know with Film Four, based on a screenplay by artist and film-makerMiranda July who will also direct.
The project focuses on a lonelyshoe salesman who commits a desperate act to reconnect with his family. Julywill star with John Hawkes.
Gina Kwon will produce the picture, which is scheduled for a Junestart in Los Angeles and will be distributed domestically by IFC Films. GavinWise from Loeb & Loeb negotiated the deal on behalf of July.
Me and You And Everyone We Know was developed at the SundanceScreenwriters and Directors Labs in 2003.
"Miranda July has seamlessly conquered several mediums as aperformance artist, actor, writer and director," commented IFC's senior vicepresident Caroline Kaplan. "It is very satisfying to help bring her promisingcinematic vision to a broader audience with the help of our long termcolleagues at Film Four."
"Miranda July is that rare thing - a truly gifted original whose workat the same time totally engages and enchants its audiences," Peter Carlton ofFilm Four said in a statement.
He added later:"We're delighted to be teaming up again with IFC whose credentials in this areaare second to none."