Sphere Films acquires Canadian rights for We Live in Time and 3 Cannes bound titles

Sphere Films acquires the Canadian rights for We Live in Time starring Andrew Garfield and Florence Pugh. The distributor also picked up three Cannes-bound titles including Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s, About Dry Leaves (Official Competition), Jessica Hausner’s Club Zero (Official Competition) and Bonnard Pierre et Marthe (Cannes Premiere) by Martin Provost

Sphere Films today announced the acquisition of the Canadian rights for WE LIVE IN TIME by John Crowley (Academy-Award nominated Brooklyn) starring award-winning actors Andrew Garfield and Florence Pugh, currently in production in London, England.

WE LIVE IN TIME is a romantic drama scripted by playwright and screenwriter Nick Payne with Benedict Cumberbatch on board as Executive Producer. Developed and produced by STUDIOCANAL with partners at SunnyMarch: Leah Clarke (The Mauritanian, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain), Adam Ackland (The Mauritanian, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Patrick Melrose) and Guy Heeley (Cyrano, Together, Locke),  the project is co-financed by Film4 and STUDIOCANAL. International sales are handled by STUDIOCANAL while the U.S. distribution rights have been acquired by A24.

Sphere Films also picked up three titles ahead of the Cannes Film Festival. They include ABOUT DRY GRASSES (Official Competition) by the esteemed, award-winning Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan, CLUB ZERO (Official Competition) by Austrian filmmaker Jessica Hausner, who has regularly premiered her films in Cannes, and BONNARD PIERRE ET MARTHE (Cannes Premiere) by Martin Provost (The Good Wife, Séraphine) which stars Vincent Macaigne, Cécile de France and Stacy Martin.