Claire Denis directs, starring Robert Pattinson and Margaret Qualley.Set in 1984 during the Nicaraguan Revolution, the film follows a mysterious English businessman and headstrong American journalist who strike up a passionate romance. They soon become embroiled in a dangerous labyrinth of lies and conspiracies and are forced to try and escape the country, with only each other to trust and rely on.
The project is based on the 1986 novel by acclaimed U.S. writer Denis Johnson. Denis is adapting the novel with Lea Mysius and Andrew Litvack.
Wild Bunch is launching international sales on the project at the EFM and A24 has nabbed North American rights.
They're set to start shooting this autumn.