French filmmaker Claire Denis’ long-awaited English-language debut High Life is coming to theaters. A24 has acquired North American distribution rights to the Beau Travail helmer’s new sci-fi drama, which recently made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The distribution deal is reportedly in the low seven figures.
The tale of a father and daughter struggling to survive in deep space, the film stars Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth and André Benjamin. The movie was written by Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau and Geoff Cox, and it has drawn comparisons to the science fiction of Stanley Kubrick and Andrei Tarkovsky.
The deal was in the low seven figures, Deadline reports, and A24 will launch it into cinemas with a traditional theatrical release. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN