Key Players in the 2012 Cannes Film Market: Pathe International

Tess Roman Polanski

Unless you count Roman Polanski’s Tess as a significant invite, Pathe International is pretty much relegated to market screenings, but this week it was announced that Denis Villeneuve’s An Enemy to be shot in Toronto with Jake Gyllenhaal, so it looks like there is definitely something to look forward to with this French sales co.

AN ENEMY by Denis VILLENEUVE
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE) by Christophe GANS
JAPPELOUP by Christian DUGUAY
ALCESTE A BICYCLETTE by Philippe LE GUAY
BOWLING by Marie-Castille MENTION SCHAAR
HAPPINESS NEVER COMES ALONE (UN BONHEUR N’ARRIVE JAMAIS SEUL) by James HUTH
HOUBA! ON THE TRAIL OF THE MARSUPILAMI (SUR LA PISTE DU MARSUPILAMI) by Alain CHABAT
IT HAPPENED IN SAINT TROPEZ (DES GENS QUI S’EMBRASSENT) by Danièle THOMPSON
LAST PASSENGER by Omid NOOSHIN
MY BEST HOLIDAYS (NOS PLUS BELLES VACANCES) by Philippe LELLOUCHE
NO ONE LIVES by Ryuhei KITAMURA
SEA, NO SEX AND SUN by Christophe TURPIN
TESS by Roman POLANSKI
THE SCAPEGOAT (AU BONHEUR DES OGRES) by Nicolas BARY
UNCLE CHARLES (L’ONCLE CHARLES) by Étienne CHATILIEZ
WHAT’S IN A NAME? (LE PRENOM) by Alexandre DE LA PATELLIÈRE
ZARAFA by Rémi BEZANÇON

Eric Lavallée is the founder, editor-in-chief and film critic at IONCINEMA.com (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (La Promesse), Haneke (Caché), Hsiao-Hsien (Three Times), Kar-wai (In the Mood for Love), Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), Lynch (Mulholland Dr.), Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), Van Sant (My Own Private Idaho), von Trier (Breaking the Waves)