Streaming service MUBI has secured a significant Cannes acquisition in the form of Jean-Luc Godard’s Competition title The Image Book (Le Livre D’Image).
The film, which premiered at the festival last week to strong reviews and also scored an impressive 3.0 rating on Screen’s Cannes jury grid, has had both its theatrical and streaming rights for the UK taken by MUBI.
Image - Book - Essay - Film - Role
The Image Book is an essay film examining the role of cinema in world history. The release will mark the Breathless director’s first UK theatrical roll-out in seven years, when Film Socialisme was released by New Wave Films.
His latest was produced by Fabrice Aragno from Casa Azul Films and Mitra Farahani from Ecran Noir Productions. Wild Bunch handles sales...