The deal, negotiated by Charles S. Cohen, Chairman/CEO of Cohen Media Group and Adeline Fontan Tessaur co/director of Elle Driver, was confirmed today by Mr. Cohen. “We are thrilled to distribute the internationally renowned director Costa Gavras’ compelling, new financial thriller.”
Ms. Fontan Tessaur adds, “I am exceedingly pleased for Elle Driver to partner with CMG on an important film like CAPITAL. Having the opportunity to work with CMG in presenting Academy Award winning director, Costa Gravas’ latest film to the public is especially gratifying.”
Directed by Academy Award winning Costa-Gavras (Z, State of Siege, The Confessions, Missing), Capital, stars Gabriel Byrne (Spider) and Gad Elmaleh (Priceless, Midnight In Paris). Adapted from Stephane Osmont ‘s 2004 best-selling novel, Le Capital and co-scripted by Costa-Gavras and Jean Claude Grunberg, the film takes a scathing look at the world of international finance.
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Formed in 2008 by Charles S. Cohen, an executive producer of “Frozen River” which garnered two Academy Award nominations, COHEN MEDIA GROUP, LLC (CMG) is a theatrical film production company that has been steadily developing into a dynamic, positive force within the film industry. By 2010, with the addition of Steve Scheffer and Edmondo Schwartz to its team, CMG established a formidable distribution division.
COHEN MEDIA GROUP’s intent is to produce and distribute select films throughout North America annually; allowing the CMG team to devote their best efforts toward each, unique film’s fullest potential
With a strong dedication to quality movies and a highly motivated and talented support team of professionals, CMG looks forward to a long future as part of the film industry’s distinguished horizon.
Cohen Media Group Acquires Political Suspense Thriller 'Capital'
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