Indie Sales Acquires ‘Misfit’ With Gerard Depardieu, Deborah Lukumuena (Exclusive)

Indie Sales Acquires ‘Misfit’ With Gerard Depardieu, Deborah Lukumuena (Exclusive)
Indie Sales has acquired Constance Meyer’s feature debut “Misfit,” a drama-comedy headlined by Gérard Depardieu and Déborah Lukumuena, the rising star of Houda Benyamina’s “Divines.”

Shot in Paris, the film revolves around George, an aging and lonely film star in decline, and Aïssa, a semi-pro wrestler earning a living as a security officer. When Aïssa is hired to temporarily replace George’s bodyguard, a singular bond between them takes hold. Despite their differences, George and Aïssa are more similar than they thought initially.

Indie Sales will launch international sales on “Misfit” at UniFrance’s Rendez-Vous With French Cinema, which kicks off Jan. 13.

Now in post, “Misfit” is produced by Isabelle Madelaine with her Paris-based outfit Dharamsala, whose credits include Alice Winocour’s “Proxima” and Claire Burger’s “Real Love.”

“Misfit” will be delivered this summer. Diaphana Distribution will distribute the film in France.

Nicolas Eschbach, Indie Sales CEO and co-founder,
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