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Mubi to Produce French Director Mia Hansen-Løve’s Next Film, ‘If Love Should Die,’ About Pioneering English Writer Mary Wollstonecraft

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Elsa Keslassy International Correspondent Mia Hansen-Løve, one of France’s leading filmmakers whose movies have played at Cannes, Berlin and Toronto, will next direct “If Love Should Die,” an ambitious feature film about the life of visionary English writer and philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft.

Mubi, the auteur-driven global distribution and streaming powerhouse, is producing “If Love Should Die” with Georgina Paget and Thembisa Cochrane at U.K.

banner Caspian Films (“The Colour Room”); “Anatomy of a Fall” producer David Thion and Philippe Martin at Paris-set Les Films Pelléas; Norway’s Mer Film, Lorenzo Mieli for Our Films and Arte France Cinema.

Mubi and Arte France Cinema are financing the production. The Match Factory is handling worldwide sales. Written and directed by Hansen-Løve, the film will for the first time tell the journey of Wollstonecraft, a 18th-century feminist pioneer whose ideas resonate with our times. “On the eve of the French Revolution, an impoverished young Englishwoman makes the bold decision to lead her life according to the ideals of the enlightenment,” reads the synopsis.

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