IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Wim Wenders’ Every Thing Will Be Fine, the pic that stars James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel McAdams, Marie-Josée Croze, Robert Naylor, Patrick Bauchau and Peter Stormare. IFC plans a December 4 release date after the film makes its North American premiere in Toronto next month in the Masters section. It had its world premiere earlier this year in Berlin.
The 3D drama centers on a tragic car accident links the lives of a struggling writer (Franco), his long-suffering girlfriend (McAdams), a grieving mother (Gainsbourg) and a publisher (Croze). Bjørn Olaf Johannessen wrote the script, and Gian-Piero Ringel produced. Jeremy Thomas, Hussain Amarshi, Erwin M. Schmidt and Vince Jolivette executive produced.
Sundance Selects/IFC Films also released Wenders’ Pina (2011) and Land Of Plenty (2004). Arianna Bocco made the deal for them with HanWay Films on behalf of the filmmakers.