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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires 'Rust & Bone' Starring Marion Cotillard

The specialty distributor has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to the Jacques Audiard-directed film.

Marion Cotillard
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Marion Cotillard

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Jacques Audiard's Rust & Bone. Adapted by Audiard and Thomas Bidegain from the Craig Davidson-penned short story collection, the film recently wrapped production.

Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenarts star in the romantic suspense film, which Pascal Caucheteux (Of Gods & Men, A Prophet) produced.

Hengameh Panahi of Celluloid Dreams repped the sale for the filmmakers.

"Jacques Audiard is one of Europe's finest directors," said Tom Bernard and Michael Barker, co-presidents of Sony Pictures Classics, which released Audiard's Oscar-nominated crime drama A Prophet in 2010.

SPC most recently released A Dangerous Method, Carnage and The Skin I Live In. The company picked up the films Celeste and Jesse Forever and Searching for Sugar Man at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.