The productions are recent Cannes award winners.
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights (excluding China, Benelux, Switzerland, Russia, France) to Mati Diop’s award winning Atlantics. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Grand Prix
The storyline sees the movie take viewers along the Atlantic coast to a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower that looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hopes of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned.
While I Lost My Body was named the best film of the independent International Critics’ Week section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and awarded the Nespresso Grand Prize in the section, which consists of seven features and 10 short films.
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights (excluding China, Benelux, Turkey, France) to I Lost My Body, a film byJérémy Clapin, produced by Marc du Pontavice, which made its world premiere in the Critics Week section at the Cannes Film Festival to rave reviews.
This movie plot involves a cut-off hand that escapes from a dissection lab with one crucial goal: to get back to its body. As it scrambles through the pitfalls of Paris, it remembers its life with the young man it was once attached to… until they met Gabrielle.