UK's Picturehouse Entertainment picks up Cannes duo 'Frankie', 'Deerskin' (exclusive)

Screen | 6/18/2019 | Staff
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Picturehouse Entertainment has confirmed it has picked up UK rights to Ira Sachs’ Cannes Competition title Frankie from SBS International and Quentin Dupieux’s dark comedy Deerskin, the opening fllm of this year’s Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, from WTFilms.

The company has also bought Australian director Mirrah Foulkes’ Sundance premiere Judy & Punch, from Cornerstone Films.

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Frankie stars Isabelle Huppert as a family matriarch who gathers her clan around her for one last summer holiday in Portugal. Marisa Tomei co-stars with Greg Kinnear and Brendan Gleeson.

Picturehouse previously released Elle, starring Huppert, in 2017. Sony Pictures Classics nabbed mutliple territory rights for the film just before Cannes. They included North America, Eastern Europe (including CIS), Scandinavia, the Middle East, South Africa, Spain, India and worldwide airlines.

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French-language comedy Deerskin was one of the hits of the festival...
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