Roadside Attractions has acquired North American rights from Atrix Films to Doris Doerrie's documentary How To Cook Your Life.

The film will open in the US this summer and profiles the SanFrancisco-based zen priest and master chef Edward Espe Brown as heoutlines zen and the art of culinary sustenance.

Franz Xaver Gernstl and Fidelis Mager produced through their Megaherz Films.

'Food is life, and this film asks how we can we live to our fullestpotential,' Roadside co-president Howard Cohen said. 'We have been onthe look out for a film that would successfully appeal to the audiencewe found for our previous release What The Bleep Do We Know' - and this is it!'

Roadside co-president Eric d'Arbeloff negotiated the deal with Atrix' Beatrix Wesle and Solveig Langeland.