Originally posted on Variety:
In one of the banner deals on a high-profile title at this year’s Venice Film Festival, Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to “Three Hearts” starring Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni and Benoit Poelvoorde.
Directed by Benoit Jacquot (“Farewell My Queen,” “Sade”), “Three Hearts” will play also as in a special presentation at the Toronto film fest.
Renewing CMG’s love affair with French cinema, “Three Hearts” is described by the New York distributor as “a modern twist on classic romantic melodrama,” turning on a man whose heart in torn between two women who may, moreover, know each other very well.
The distribution agreement was negotiated by CMG exec VP John Kochman, CMG exec VP Gary Rubin and Adeline Fontan Tessaur, co-founder and international sales director of Paris-based sales and acquisition shingle Elle Driver. The film is a Rectangle production.
CMG’s Kochman said: “This multilayered love story is destined…
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