The Bernard-Henri Levy documentary The Oath Of Tobruk was a late entry into the Cannes Film Festival. The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to the film, which was made over the eight-month period of conflict that put an end to Muammar Gaddafi’s reign in Libya. “American audiences will get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how our government and the French government worked together to stop the slaughter of innocent civilians and brilliantly handled the overthrow of a government.” Harvey Weinstein said in the release announcing the deal. The festival has set a special screening of the doc May 25, when key figures from the revolution will attend as guests of Levy, the French philosopher-journalist. The film was produced by Studio 37, a financier of last year’s Cannes darling and Best Picture Oscar winner The Artist, also a Weinstein film; Margo Cinema; and Arté. Rezo is selling remaining territories at the Cannes market.
Weinstein Co Acquires 'The Oath Of Tobruk': Cannes
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