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Sideshow and Janus Win Catherine Breillat's North American Cannes Competition Title “Last Summer”

Sideshow and Janus Films stole another of this year’s Cannes favourites, winning for Catherine Breillat North American copyright of last summer .

The film, which premiered in competition at Cannes, is based on May el-Toukhy’s Danish drama The Queen of Hearts , won the Sundance Jury Prize in 2013. In the French version, Léa Drucker stars as Anne, a brilliant lawyer with a seemingly perfect husband and family movie, as she begins a passionate affair with her teenage stepson, She puts everything at risk. Co-stars Samuel Kircher and Olivier Rabourdin. Last Summer Produced by Saïd Ben Saïd for SBS. The film is Breillat’s first feature film in a decade since Abuse of Weakness in 2019.

“Catherine Breillat is one of the boldest and most thought-provoking directors on the subject of desire,” Sideshow and Janus Films said in a statement. “It is so exciting to have her back after many years with one of her best films. We look forward to bringing her Introducing a whole new generation of moviegoers.”

After the festival tour, Sideshow and Janus are planning last summer’s . The deal for the film was negotiated by Pyramide International on behalf of the filmmakers with Sideshow and Janus Films.

Last summer marked Sideshow and Janus Films’ success in getting About Dry Grasses by Nuri Bilge Ceylan , which won best actress honors for star Melve Dizda at this year’s gala. The publisher has a strong track record of Cannes acquisitions, at 2021, and Jerzy Skolimowski’s Oscar-nominated EO at Cannes last year. 2021



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