Columbia goes ‘Mentale’

World rights deal worth $4.5 mil

CANNES — Columbia Pictures paid $4.5 million Thursday for world rights, excluding France, to Legende Enterprises’ “La Mentale.”

Gaumont and producer Alain Goldman flogged the pic to the American major from an eight-minute preview reel.

French-language film, directed by Manuel Boursinhac, is about a petty criminal who is persuaded by an old buddy to pull one last crime. It stars Samuel le Bihan, Samy Naceri and Clothilde Courau and opens in France Oct. 23.

StudioCanal owns 50% of Legende.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading