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IFC Films Acquires Jane Fonda Drama 'Peace, Love & Misunderstanding'

Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen and Jeffrey Dean Morgan also star in the Bruce Beresford pic, which had its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

Peace Love and Misunderstanding - Toronto Film Festival - H 2011

IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Peace, Love & Misunderstanding, directed by Bruce Beresford (Tender Mercies). The film had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Olsen, Chace Crawford, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Rosanna Arquette and Nat Wolff star in the story of a divorced woman (Keener) who impulsively takes her two children (Olsen, Wolff) to Woodstock, NY, to reconnect with their estranged, eccentric grandmother (Fonda). Christina Mengert and Joseph Muszynski wrote the screenplay.

FILM REVIEW: Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

BCDF Pictures’ Brice Dal Farra, Claude Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch and Jonathan Burkhart produced the project; Mengert and Muszynski are executive producers.

“We fell in love with this film in Toronto and couldn’t be more excited to be working with one of the world’s greatest filmmakers, Bruce Beresford, and his amazing cast," said IFC Films president Jonathan Sehring. "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding will delight audiences across the country who will be elated to see Jane Fonda give her best and juiciest performance in decades."

IFC Films exec Arianna Bocco negotiated the deal with CAA on behalf of the filmmakers.