EXCLUSIVE: France TV Distribution has unveiled a raft of offers on Andréa Bescond and Éric Métayer’s intergenerational comedy-drama Large Youngsters.
The movie has bought to Brazil (Imovision), Benelux (Cinéart), Spain (Vercine), Switzerland (Agora Movies), Poland (Greatest Movie Co), Baltics (Limitless Media), Central America (Babilla) and Taiwan (Avjet Worldwide Media Co.).
Advert Vitam launched the movie in France in April, attaining a gross of slightly below $1million.
Impressed by real-life tales in France, the film revolves round a gaggle of faculty kids who find yourself spending their lunch breaks at a close-by nursing house whereas their college cafeteria is being remodelled.
The caretaker, performed by Vincent Macaigne (Bonnard, Pierre and Marthe, Diary Of A Fleeting Affair), shouldn't be completely happy to see the varsity kids invade his residents’ territory, and an intergenerational conflict appears inevitable.
Nevertheless, shared pursuits and a collection of comical conditions foster new friendships between the aged residents and their younger lunchtime company.
Macaigne is joined within the forged by Aïssa Maïga (The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind) and Marie Gillain (Vicky and Her Thriller).
Large Youngsters is Bescond and Métayer’s second function collaboration after little one abuse drama Little Tickles, which premiered in Cannes Un Sure Regard in 2018 and sparked a public debate on its launch in 2019.
It gained Greatest Tailored Screenplay for the co-directors on the 2019 César awards and Greatest Supporting Actress for Karin Viard.
“We're proud to announce that this good movie about an vital topic of right now’s societies will journey world wide,” mentioned France television distribution SVP Worldwide Gross sales Julia Schulte.
The movie exhibits in an entertaining and deeply touching manner how the very younger and really previous folks wrestle for consideration and respect in a world through which there are sometimes put apart.”
The movie is produced by Paris-based Les Movies Du Kiosque.