101 Studios Acquires U.S. Rights to Nicolas Bedos’ Cannes Title ‘La Belle Epoque’

Published on Jan 15, 2020

101 Studios Acquires U.S. Rights to Nicolas Bedos’ Cannes Title ‘La Belle Epoque’

David Glasser’s 101 Studios has acquired U.S. rights to Nicolas Bedos’s French romantic comedy “La Belle Epoque” which world premiered out of competition at Cannes Film Festival to strong reviews and went on to play at Toronto.

The film stars Daniel Auteuil as Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian cartoonist who has lost his job and is on the outs with his wife Marianne. A friend of his son who runs a thriving Vr company offers him the intriguing opportunity to travel back in time and revisit his glory days. Victor choses to go back to May 16, 1974, the day he met Marianne at a café, and soon finds himself drawn to Margo, the actress playing the younger incarnation of his spouse.

Auteuil stars in the film opposite Guillaume Canet, Dora Tillier, Fanny Ardant, and Pierre Arditi.

“We were struck by Nicolas’ touching yet sharp-minded take on a romantic comedy

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Elsa Keslassy