Zeitgeist acquires U.S. rights to 'Queen'
French-language drama due in cinemas early next yearZeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Caroline Bottaro's "Queen to Play" (Jouese), which it plans to release theatrically early next year.
"Queen," a French-language drama set in Corsica, stars Sandrine Bonnaire and Kevin Kline as a working class wife and mother with a passion for chess and her American employer.
Produced by Dominique Besnehard and Michel Feller, the film premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.
Zeitgeist co-president Emily Russo negotiated the deal with Studio Canal's Anna Marsh.