Canadian distributor Imavision has picked up North Americanrights to a collection of 23 films by iconic French director Claude Lelouch.

The films are represented by the director's ownproduction, distribution and sales outfit Les Films 13. In each case Imavisionhas acquired home video, TV and DVD rights.

Titles include Men, Women: A Users Manual (Hommes, Femmes Mode D'emploi) Money,Money (L'Aventure C'est L'aventure ), Bolero (Les Un Et Les Autres ), Long Live Life (Viva La Vie) and Bandits (Attention Bandits ).

'Imavision is committed to acquiring high-qualityproperties for distribution to our retail partners throughout North America andFrench-speaking European markets. This recent acquisition brings significant opportunities for ourcompany, and allows us to introduce this legendary director's collection ofwork to a broader audience and new generation of film aficionados,' saidImavision co-chief Pierre Paquet.

'Les Films 13 and I are excited by this newpartnership with Imavision,' said Lelouch in a statement. 'Some ofthese films were previously released to US theatres. This deal with Imavisionwas the next step for us, audiences will be able to revisit and experiencethese movies in the comfort of their homes.'