Entertainment One (eOne) announced today it has acquired the international distribution rights to France 2’s highly anticipated crime drama “La Garconne,” from Paris-based, International Emmy-nominated production company, Mother Production and its co-producer Gedesel. The deal, which marks eOne’s first French-language acquisition, was brokered by Noel Hedges, eOne’s EVP, Acquisitions, International Distribution.
Set in Paris during the Roaring Twenties, “La Garçonne” follows Louise Kerlac (Laura Smet, Les Corps Impatients, Yves Saint Laurent) who witnesses the murder of a relative committed by government agents. A career forbidden to women at the time, Louise is convinced that joining the police will be her best hiding place and also provide the means to investigate the murder. She therefore assumes the identity of her twin brother Antoine (Tom Hygreck, Valerian and