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Kino Lorber Acquires All U.S. Rights to Daniel Auteuil's 'Marius' and 'Fanny'

Kino Lorber Acquires All U.S. Rights to Daniel Auteuil's 'Marius' and 'Fanny'

Following the stateside success of Daniel Auteuil's "The Well-Digger's Daughter," Kino Lorber has again acquired all U.S. rights to release Auteuil's latest feature film adaptations of Marcel Pagnol's work. The two works are part of an multi-year project to remake films by Pagnol. "Kino Lorber was the natural choice for the U.S. distribution of Marius and Fanny," wrote Saya Huddleston, VP, Pathé International. "Their track record in giving due exposure to Daniel Auteuil's directorial debut, 'The Well-Digger's Daughter' is excellent. We are thrilled to be teaming up with them again." Kino Lorber will release both "Marius" and "Fanny" in early 2014, following the theatrical, home video and digital plan established for "The Well-Digger's Daughter." Here are synopses of the two films, courtesy of Kino. Marius (2013) This moving love story by Marcel Pagnol is set at the Old Port of Marseille, in the Bar de la Marine,

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