UK distributor RevolverEntertainment has announced several key acquisitions for its 2007 releaseslate, with two new titles acquired here at AFM: Guillaume Canet's Tell NoOne (Ne Le Dis A Personne) fromEuropaCorp and Robinson Devor's Zoofrom ThinkFilm.
Tell No One, based on Harlan Coben's novel, is a French-languagethriller starring Canet with Kristin Scott Thomas and Francois Cluzet in thestory of a man whose murdered wife's image starts to appear on his computerscreen. Alain Attal produced. The film saw 205,000 admissions on its openingday in France.
Zoo is about the scandal caused by a family man who dieswhile having sexual intercourse with a horse. The project is set for deliveryin early 2007.
The AFM deals were struck byRevolver's managing director Justin Marciano, business affairs director NickTaussig and business affairs manager Nick Savva with EuropaCorp's GregoireMelin and ThinkFilm's David Fenkel.
The company's new autumnacquisitions also include Lawrence's Jindabyne sold by Celluloid Dreams; Dito Montiel's A GuideTo Recognizing Your Saints sold byFirstLook; Asger Leth's Ghosts of Cite Soleil sold by Nordisk, and Gela and Temor Baluani's Legacy(L'Heritage) sold by MK2.
The independent distributor,founded in 1997, previously released films including controversial UK urbandrama Kidulthood and WernerHerzog's documentary Grizzly Man.
"Following on from a great2006 we're proud to be kicking off 2007 with these strong films in the UK andIreland," Marciano said. "The slate confirms our reputation as a bold andinnovative distributor."
A Guide To RecognizingYour Saints, the winner of thedirector's award and special jury prize at Sundance 2006 and the Critics WeekAward in Venice. That coming-of-age story stars Robert Downey Jr, ChazzPalmintri, Diane Wiest, Shia LaBoef and Channing Tatum.
Ghosts Of Cite Soleil, a documentary about gangster brothers in Haiti, wasexecutive produced and scored by musician Wyclef Jean.
Legacy, the story of French tourists caught in localfeuding in Georgia, will mark Revolver's second collaboration with Gela Baluaniafter 13 Tzameti.
The distributor, founded in1997, previously released films including controversial UK urban drama Kidulthood and Werner Herzog's documentary Grizzly Man.