NEW YORK — Arrow Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Jacques Doillon’s “Ponette,” which will make its Stateside premiere later this month when it opens the showcase “Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Today.”

Sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Unifrance, the French Film Office/Unifrance USA and the French Cultural Services, “Rendez-Vous” runs from March 14-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.

“Ponette” stars Victoire Thivisol as a 4-year-old girl who has just lost her mother in a car accident but refuses to accept the loss. “Ponette” was produced by Alain Sarde for Le Studio Canal Plus.

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