You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

ATO takes the ‘Fifth’

It nabs domestic rights to Hawke, Scott Thomas starrer

ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year.

Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome.

Psychological thriller, which also toplines Joanna Kulig, follows an American writer who who flies to Paris to be closer to his young daughter who lives there with his French ex-wife. An obscure force begins to take control of his life when he gets involved with a mysterious widow in Paris.

“Woman” was produced by Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo and Simon Arnal-Szlovak of Haut et Court with Blighty’s Tessa Ross and Sue Bruce-Smith from Film4.

The shuttered U.K. Film Council, Coficup-Backup Films, Memento Films Intl., the Polish Film Institute and Banque Postale Image 4 all backed the pic, in co-production with SPI Poland.

ATO’s head of acquisitions Sarah Lash negotiated the deal with Memento’s Meissner, with Vicki Cherkas acting as ATO’s legal counsel.

More Scene

  • 'Patrick Melrose' TV show premiere

    Benedict Cumberbatch Calls 'Patrick Melrose' His 'Passion Project'

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • 'Cobra Kai' premiere

    ‘Cobra Kai’: Why Ralph Macchio Revisited 'Karate Kid' Character After 30 Years

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • Jennifer LopezTime 100 Gala - Red

    Time 100 Gala: J. Lo 'Feels Naked,' Shawn Mendes Performs, Kesha Hugs Parkland Survivors

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • Robert Downey Jr'Avengers: Infinity War' film

    'Avengers: Infinity War' Premiere Draws Largest Contingent of Marvel Superheroes

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • 'The Week Of' film premiere

    'The Week Of' Director Talks Reuniting With Adam Sandler After 'SNL'

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • Beautycon Festival

    Laverne Cox, Paris Hilton Promote Self-Love at Beautycon NYC

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

    The Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    ATO Pictures has snapped up domestic rights to Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas starrer “The Woman in the Fifth,” in Berlin and plans to release it this year. Pic, helmed and adapted by by Pawel Pawlikowski, was acquired from Memento Films Intl. Pawlikowski adapted the screenplay based on Douglas Kennedy’s tome. Psychological thriller, which […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content