Film Movement Classics has acquired North American rights to Asia Argento’s semi-autobiographical feature Scarlet Diva.
Argento, the daughter of genre director Dario Argento, is an actress, writer, and director whose 2002 directorial debut follows the dark journey of a young actress through the demands of her career.
Scarlet Diva is set to be re-released in theatres in May, followed by digital and home entertainment releases later in the year.
“We are proud to bring Asia’s directorial debut back to theatres for audiences to rediscover,” president of Film Movement Michael Rosenberg said.
“Upon its initial release, Scarlet Diva was celebrated for introducing the world to a powerful and unique new cinematic voice, but now seen through the lens of the #MeToo movement, the film has even greater relevancy and importance.”