Léa Mysius’ “The 5 Devils” Acquired by Mubi Forward of Cannes Premiere

Léa Mysius’ newest, “The 5 Devils,” has secured distribution forward of its world premiere at Cannes within the Administrators’ Fortnight part. In keeping with a press launch, Mubi has acquired the rights for a number of territories, together with North America, and the U.Okay. and Eire.

The movie tells the story of Vicky (newcomer Sally Dramé), a wierd and solitary woman with a magical present: she will reproduce any scent she finds and bottle it. The supply particulars additional: “A kind of scents belongs to her mom, Joanne (Adèle Exarchopoulos), to whom Vicky feels an nearly obsessive attachment. When the sudden reappearance of her father’s sister, Julia (Swala Emati), upends their conservative Alpine village and threatens the household’s sense of home bliss, Vicky finds that by reproducing her aunt’s odor, she will traverse a sequence of more and more darkish and archaic reminiscences that reveal the secrets and techniques of her village, her household, and her personal existence.”

Mysius’ first characteristic, “Ava,” premiered at Cannes within the Critics’ Week part in 2017, the place it received the SACD (Authors Society) prize. Her writing credit additionally embody “Farewell to the Night time” and “Paris, thirteenth District,” in addition to Claire Denis’ upcoming “Stars at Midday.”

Exarchopoulos received Cannes’ Palme d’Or together with co-star Léa Seydoux for his or her roles in “Blue Is the Warmest Colour” — the primary time the prize was formally awarded to actors along with the filmmaker. She additionally received the Most Promising Actress award on the Césars. Her different credit embody “Zero Fucks Given” and “Sibyl.”

A theatrical launch to be adopted by an unique Mubi streaming launch is deliberate for “The 5 Devils” within the U.S. and the U.Okay. and Eire.

Mubi’s slate additionally consists of Mia Hansen-Løve’s Seydoux-starrer “One Wonderful Morning,” which the corporate co-produced by means of its manufacturing arm. It is going to additionally premiere throughout Cannes’ Administrators’ Fortnight.

Cannes Movie Pageant takes place Might 17-28.


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