USA Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to Francois Ozon’s “8 Women” from sales agent Celluloid Dreams. Pic is in post-production.
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Fanny Ardant, Danielle Darrieux, Isabelle Huppert, Emmanuelle Beart, Virginie Ledoyen, Firmine Richard and Ludivine Sagnier, “8 Women” is a comedic murder yarn about a wealthy patriarch found dead under suspicious circumstances. The suspects are the women in his life, each of whom is revealed through a musical number.
Pic is produced by Marc Missonier and Olivier Delbosc of Fidelite Prods.
Steven Raphael, USA Films’ senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions, brought the project into the company, and exec VP of business affairs Avy Eschenasy negotiated the deal on behalf of USA. Celluloid Dreams was represented by Hengameh Panahi.