Seville International Nabs Sales Rights to Denys Arcand's 'An Eye for Beauty'

The newly launched Canadian distributor will start shopping the latest film from the Oscar-winning director in Cannes.

TORONTO – Indie distributor Seville International has acquired the international sales rights to the upcoming feature An Eye for Beauty by Canadian writer-director Denys Arcand.

Montreal-based Seville, an indie sales arm aligned with Entertainment One, will launch the Oscar-winning director's latest film, produced by Denise Robert of Cinémaginaire, at Cannes.

An Eye for Beauty stars Eric Bruneau, Melanie Thierry, Melanie Merkosky and Marieā€Josee Croze, and tells the story of a young architect with remarkable talent and a trophy wife. But when he becomes a member of an architectural jury in Toronto, he meets a mysterious woman who turns his life upside down.

"Denys Arcand is renowned worldwide for his talent, and I am thrilled to have him as part of the Seville International family,” said Anick Poirier, vp international sales at Seville International, in a statement Tuesday.