Berlin: ARP Selection Takes France on ‘Ixcanul’ (EXCLUSIVE)

ARP Selection, one of France’s major art film distributors, has taken distribution rights to France on Guatemalan Jayro Bustamante’s debut “Ixcanul.”

Sold by Film Factory, “Ixcanul” world premieres next Saturday in Competition at the Berlin Festival.

ARP Selection’s acquisition marks the first distribution deal to go down on “Ixcanul,” which is raising large expectation after it made the Berlin Competition cut last month, competing with such seasoned directors’ latest as Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups,” Werner Herzog’s “Queen of the Desert” or Benoit Jacquot’s “Diary of a Chambermaid.”

The fact that ARP Selection has bought “Ixcanul” is

Article source: http://variety.com/2015/film/news/berlin-arp-selection-takes-france-on-ixcanul-exclusive-1201421231/

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