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Barcelona-based Filmax has acquired international sales rights to Costa del Sol-set action thriller “Hombre muerto no sabe vivir” (“A Dead Man Cannot Live”), the feature debut by producer Ezekiel Montes. The Spanish mini-major has also taken local distribution rights to the film, which is scheduled for a summer theatrical release. Produced by Montes at his […]
Rome-based international sales and production company TVCO has sold Dace Pūce’s debut feature “The Pit” to German independent distributor Arsenal Filmverleih. The drama, staged by Latvia’s Marana Production and Finland’s Inland Film Company, is based on a series of true stories published by Jana Egle. The plot follows a 10-year-old boy called Markuss (Damirs Onackis), […]
The 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has moved from early July, and will now take place Aug. 20-28, as the Czech Republic fights a surge in coronavirus infections. The festival was due to take place July 2-10, but the alarming COVID-19 situation has forced organizers to delay. The Czech Republic currently […]
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Spain’s Soul Pictures has picked up international sales rights to Mexican helmer-scribe Carlos Cuaron’s dramedy “Amalgama,” while Mexico’s Cinepolis has snagged Latin American distribution rights to the film. Best known for co-writing his brother Alfonso’s career-reviving road movie “Y Tu Mama Tambien,” “Amalgama” is Cuaron’s third feature although he has directed several award-winning shorts, and […]
One of Europe’s most formidable TV forces, ZDF Enterprises, the international distribution and co-production arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, has swooped on world sales rights to “White Night” (“Nuit Blanche”), the anticipated new show from screenwriter Julie Hivon who broke out in fall 2019 with “Amber Alert,” a big audience and critical hit in […]
Berlin-based Salzgeber has picked up international rights to Gitta Gsell’s award-winning Swiss drama “Beyto,” about a young man who is forced into an arranged marriage after coming out to his Turkish family. Produced by Bern’s Lomotion in co-production with Peter Zwierko’s Sulaco Film in Basel, “Beyto” premiered last year at the Zurich Film Festival and […]
New sales company Feel Content has snapped up international sales rights to comedy-thriller “La teoría de los vidrios rotos” (“The Broken Glass Theory”), a Uruguay-Argentina-Brazil co-production. The film marks Uruguayan director-producer Diego Fernández Pujol’s sophomore feature. His 2014 road-movie “El Rincón de Darwin” won several international festivals plaudits, taking in the Special Jury Prize and […]
Many in the industry fear a physical international July event on the Croisette is highly unlikely.