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2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #58. My Zoe – Julie Delpy

2019 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: #58. My Zoe – Julie Delpy

Her seventh feature film since 2002’s Looking for Jimmy, Julie Delpy went into production My Zoe back in May in Berlin and Moscow. Of her filmography as a director, only 2012’s 2 Days in New York preemed in Park City, while her last film 2015’s Lolo was a Venice Film Festival entry. Richard Armitage, Gemma Arterton, Lindsay Duncan, Daniel Brühl and Delpy herself star and DP duties went to Stéphane Fontaine (Jackie, Elle).

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Gist: Isabelle (Julie Delpy), a scientist and divorcée who has difficult contact with her ex-husband James (Richard Armitage) due to their co-parenting of daughter Zoe (Sophia Ally). After a tragedy befalls the family, Isabelle takes matters into her own hands, turning to a couple (played by Arterton and Brühl) in Moscow for help.

Production Co./Producers: Amusement Park’s Malte Grunert (A Most Wanted Man) and Gabrielle Tana (The White Crow), Metalwork Pictures’ Andrew Levitas, Hubert Caillard.

Prediction: Premieres category with a Berlin Film Festival showing.

U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. Protagonist Pictures (world).

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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