Pyramide - distribution - soutien automatique
As a French distributor, Pyramide releases approximately 12 to 15 films per year and is one of the leading independant French distributors. Since the company found a shareholder in the great Gallic director Louis Malle, Pyramide released his last three films : MILOU IN MAY, DAMAGE and VANYA 42nd STREET. From the very beginning Pyramide also focussed on new directors like Jim Jarmush (MYSTERY TRAIN), Sean Penn (CROSSING GUARD), Claire Denis (BEAU TRAVAIL), Catherine Breillat (SALE COMME UN ANGE) or Aki Kaurismäki (all his films were released in France by Pyramide including LE HAVRE). Other directors taken care by Pyramide include among others : Youssef Chahine (DESTINY), Woody Allen (SWEET AND LOWDOWN), Nikita Mikhalkov (BURNT BY THE SUN, Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film), Wayne Wang & Paul Auster (SMOKE & BLUE IN THE FACE), Alain Resnais (SMOKING, NO SMOKING), Patrice Chéreau (UN FRERE – Best Director Berlin 2003), Tony Gatlif (EXILES – Best Director Cannes 2004), Denys Arcand (THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film), Elia Suleiman (DIVINE INTERVENTION, Jury Prize Cannes 2002), Nuri Bilge Ceylan (UZAK - Grand Prize Cannes 2003, THE CLIMATES, THREE MONKEYS – Best Director Cannes 2008), Fatih Akin (ON THE EDGE OF HEAVEN - Best Screenplay Cannes 2007, SOUL KITCHEN – Jury Prize Venice 2009), Kore-eda (STILL WALKING), Stephan Elliot (EASY VIRTUE), Apichatpong Weerasethakul (UNCLE BOONME – Palme d’Or Cannes 2010), MS Haroun (A SCREAMING MAN - Jury Prize Cannes 2010), Michael Rowe (AÑO BISIESTO - Camera d’Or Cannes 2010) and many more. Pyramide's current line-up includes Céline Scaimma's "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" (Best Screenplay award - Cannes 2019), "Fire Will Come" by Oliver Laxe (Un Certain Regard - Jury Prize - Cannes 2019), "Nuestras Madres" by César Diaz (Golden Camera - Cannes 2019) and Patricio Guzman's "Cordillera of Dreams" (Cannes 2019 - Out of Competition).