In its first pick-up of the just underway Cannes Film Festival, Sony Pictures Classics has taken North American rights to Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent. The film is running in Competition here and is a biopic of the fashion designer set during the period 1965 to 1976. EuropaCorp and Mandarin Cinema are producers. Gaspard Ulliel stars as Saint Laurent and Jérémie Renier as his lifelong partner Pierre Bergé. Blue Is The Warmest Color‘s Léa Seydoux plays muse Loulou de la Falaise. Deadline’s sister publication Variety was first with the break. Saint Laurent‘s official screening is on Saturday. It is one of two such movies about the icon that hail from France this year — The Weinstein Co has the other, Yves Saint Laurent.
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