Videotron, FunFilms team for 'Deux fois une femme'
Francois Delisle pic screens at Festival du Nouveau CinemaTORONTO -- In a first for the Canadian market, Quebec cable giant Videotron and FunFilms Distribution will partner on a simultaneous theatrical and on-demand release for Francois Delisle's "Deux fois une femme" (Twice A Woman) on Oct. 29.
The release plan will see FunFilms handle the theatrical bow in French-speaking Quebec, and Videotron's Illico on-demand service launch the simultaneous VOD bow.
Delisle's fourth film about a woman and her son who escape a violent husband and father had earlier screenings at festivals in Pusan, Chicago and as part of the Cannes market.
The French language drama will have two screenings at Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinema on Oct. 22 and 24 ahead of the theatrical/VOD bow.