Indie Sales has acquired Constance Meyer’s function debut “Misfit,” a drama-comedy headlined by Gérard Depardieu and Déborah Lukumuena, the rising star of Houda Benyamina’s “Divines.”
Shot in Paris, the movie revolves round George, an growing old and lonely movie star in decline, and Aïssa, a semi-pro wrestler incomes a dwelling as a safety officer. When Aïssa is employed to quickly substitute George’s bodyguard, a singular bond between them takes maintain. Regardless of their variations, George and Aïssa are extra comparable than they thought initially.
Indie Gross sales will launch worldwide gross sales on “Misfit” at UniFrance’s Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, which kicks off Jan. 13.
Now in publish, “Misfit” is produced by Isabelle Madelaine along with her Paris-based outfit Dharamsala, whose credit embody Alice Winocour’s “Proxima” and Claire Burger’s “Actual Love.”
“Misfit” might be delivered this summer time. Diaphana Distribution will distribute the movie in France.
Nicolas Eschbach, Indie Gross sales CEO and co-founder, stated “Misfit” marked the third collaboration with Dharamsala. “We’re excited to be teaming up once more with Dharamsala and this time on a primary function from a director whose brief movies have already been acclaimed in lots of prestigious festivals,” stated Eschbach.
Indie Gross sales’ slate for the UniFrance’s Rendez-Vous additionally consists of Jasmila Žbanic’s “Quo Vadis, Aida?,” which has been chosen because the Bosnian entry for the Oscars’ worldwide function movie race, in addition to Rémi Chayé’s “Calamity,” the winner of Annecy pageant’s prime award, and Nora Martirosyan’s first function “Ought to the Wind Drop,” which was a part of Cannes 2020’s choice.