IFC acquires 'Heartbreaker'

Rom com stars Vanessa Paradis, Romain Duris

IFC Films had acquired U.S. rights to Pascal Chaumeil's "Heartbreaker" (L'Arnacouer), which had its North American premiere Monday night at the City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Set in Monte Carlo, the romantic comedy stars Vanessa Paradis and Romain Duris.

IFC Films will release "Heartbreaker" via its IFC in Theaters on demand platform the same day it opens theatrically.

The film, which will also play the Tribeca Film Festival, is produced by Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Yann Zenou, and Laurent Zeitoun, with a screenplay by Laurent Zeitoun, Jeremy Doner, and Yoann Gromb.

The deal was negotiated by Arianna Bocco and Lizzie Nastro for IFC and Gregoire Melin of Kinology.