Wide picks up ‘Deux de la Vague’

Production company acquires documentary

Paris-based shingle Wide Management has picked up Cannes Classics docu screener “Deux de la Vague,” helmed by Antoine de Baecque and Emmanuel Laurent. Docu follows the two Nouvelle Vague auteurs Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, and highlights the Cannes debut of Truffaut’s “The 400 Blows” and the genesis of Godard’s New Wave classic “Breathless” (“A Bout de Souffle”).

Wide has also picked up “Diabolo,” a documentary that centers on Russian performance artist and clown Slava Polunin and filmmaker Terry Gilliam in which they discuss the creative process.

Wide has also snatched up rights to “El Cuatro de Leo,” a coming-of-age Uruguayan drama centering on a gay love story, and “The Wallace Line” (Die Liebe Der Kinder) directed by German helmer Franz Muller. Pic is a dramedy about two adults who meet in an Internet chat room and decide to move in together.

Wide’s sales slate includes Lou Doillon-starrer “Gigola.” Pic’s production shingle Marie-Amelie Production announced it has found a Belgian partner, MG Production in Cannes.

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