Edge goes Valley of Love - Edge Entertainment presents new acquisitions from the Cannes Film Festival

Edge Entertainment has just acquired Guillaume Nicloux’ Valley of Love starring Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu for the Nordic market. The film has its world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Valley of Love (International sales: Le Pacte) directed by Guillaume Nicloux. Former couple Isabelle and Gérard (Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu) have not seen each other for years. They meet in Death Valley, California, to answer to an invitation they received from their son Michael, who committed suicide six months earlier. Valley of Love will world premiere Friday May 21st. Edge has acquired Valley of love for Scandinavia and Iceland. Filmbazaar has acquired the rights to sub-distribute the film in Denmark.

Edge is also excited to announce the acquisition of the high profile doc Palio (International sales: Altitude) directed by Cosima Spender, centered on the intrigues and the powerplay behind the oldest horse race in the world held twice a year in Siena, Italy. Palio comes from the producing team behind the acclaimed docs Senna and Amy and it world premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this spring where it won the prize for best documentary editing. Edge has acquired Palio for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltics.

Ignas Scheynius, the Chairman of the Board for Edge stated: “We are thrilled to have secured the rights to this two excellent films. Edge Entertainment had a great first year and we look forward to an even better 2015.”

Contact:

Jonna Cornell (press@edgeentertainment.se)

+ 46 73 673 12 44

Edge Entertainment is a new independent distribution company that aims to acquire and distribute upmarket films with a breakout potential across Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltics.

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