Wrekin Hill has acquired US rights from K5 International to Bille August’s thriller Night Train To Lisbon. Separarely IFC has acquired Tribeca premiere Adult World.
Warsaw-based sales company New Europe Film Sales has taken on Berlinale award winner Mother, I Love You.
Berlinale Classics screening to include world premiere of John Zorn’s new music.
Despite reports of a slow European Film Market and a subdued reaction to the festival selection, figures were up at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.
The Chilean drama won acclaim from critics at the Berlinale while The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman came in last.
US distributor Magnolia has acquired Mikkel Sandemose’s Ragnarok from TrustNordisk, after a three-minute promo was shown during Berlin’s EFM.
Among the deals, Shadows of Liberty [pictured] sells to Germany, US and Spain.
Distributors flock to the first film as well as others in the planned four-feature franchise.
Gloria and An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker also among those to pick up awards in Berlin. The US secured one for Prince Avalanche director David Gordon Green. Browse the Berlinale’s full list of winners.
EXCLUSIVE: Festival director Dieter Kosslick plans further expansion of Berlin’s European Film Market (EFM); first prizes awarded; World Cinema Fund in the spotlight.