Nanette Burstein Directing “Unforgiving World”

Nanette Burstein (“Going the Distance,” “The Kid Stays in the Picture”) is set to direct the romantic drama “Unforgiving World” for Focus Features reports Risky Biz Blog.

A remake of a French film, the story follows a newlywed couple working at the same architectural film who end up vying for the same life-changing position. Then it takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, showing the outcomes of who gets the job in parallel storylines.

Nicole Holofcener (“Please Give,” “Friends With Money”) has written the screenplay, while Stephanie Danan and Alain Chabat are producing.