BERLIN — Olive Films has picked up North American rights to Benedek Fliegauf’s “Womb,” starring Matt Smith (“Doctor Who”) and Eva Green (“Casino Royale”).
Pic, which had its world premiere in Locarno and unspools in Toronto, centers on a woman who gives birth to a clone of her dead lover.
“Womb” was produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner of Berlin-based Razor Film and Andras Muhi of Inforg Studio Budapest, and co-produced by Paris-based A.S.A.P. Films, ZDF/Arte and Arte Cinema.
Olive plans to release “Womb” in North American theaters next year.