Ymagis Group today announced the EclairColor release of Liongate’s La La Land, which opens in cinemas across France January 25. Distributed by SND - M6 Group and directed by Damien Chazelle, La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, will be available exclusively in EclairColor in the following cinemas: Gaumont Champs-Elysées (Paris, 8th arrondissement), Pathé Wepler (Paris, 18th arrondissement), Les Confluences (Varenne-sur-Seine) and Le Sirius (Le Havre).
“It is a fantastic step forward for our teams. La La Land is the first film from a Hollywood studio to be distributed and screened in EclairColor,” said Jean Mizrahi, co-founder and chief executive officer of Ymagis Group. “I would like to thank Lionsgate and SND – M6 Group, the film’s French distributor, for their confidence in our innovative technology. EclairColor offers cinemas the opportunity to significantly improve projection quality at an affordable cost and at the same time benefit from flexible planning, as EclairColor projectors can be used to play content in standard format and in EclairColor.”
Produced by Summit Entertainment, Black Label Media, Marc Platt Productions, Gilbert Films and Impostor Pictures, La La Land won 7 awards at the 2017 Golden Globes, including for best musical or comedy film, best score and song for Justin Hurwitz, best actress for Emma Stone, best actor for Ryan Gosling, and best director and best screenplay for Damien Chazelle.
With three films released in EclairColor since the start of the year – Primaire (StudioCanal), Mes Trésors (SND – M6 Group) and Dalida (Pathé) – Ymagis Group also unveiled nine other feature titles soon to be available in EclairColor:
Seuls by David Moreau (StudioCanal)
Le Secret de la chambre noire by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Original Version/Condor)
A ceux qui nous ont offensés (Trespass Against Us) by Adam Smith (The Jokers)
Chacun sa vie by Claude Lelouch (Les Films 13 - Metropolitan)
Brimstone by Martin Koolhoven (The Jokers)
Message from the King by Fabrice Du Welz (The Jokers)
Les Nouvelles Aventures de Cendrillon by Lionel Steketee (Pathé)
Tout là-haut by Serge Hazavanicius (UGC Distribution)