We here at The CriterionCast love us some IFC Films. Besides being best friends and bunk-mates with The Criterion Collection, they have helped bring us some of this year’s best pictures, ranging from new films directed by Olivier Assayas all the way to Abbas Kiarostami. And now, with Cannes in full swing, they’re making waves on the Croisette early on.
THR reports that IFC Films has nabbed the US rights to Arie Posin’s film, The Face Of Love. Featuring stars Annette Bening, Ed Harris and even Robin Williams, the film is set for a September release. The film follows a woman who falls for a man who holds an uncanny resemblance to her recently passed husband.
I obviously haven’t had the chance to see the film, but with IFC firmly behind the film, this is one to keep an eye on. Criterion chances be damned (right now, it seems nearly impossible that this will land in the CC ranks), this sounds like a really interesting look at love and loss, and something that may be the right type of project for the three previously named actors to get involved with.