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Pathe International has booming Cannes including Iron Lady sell-out

Pathe does more than 70 deals across its sales slate, with other hot sellers including Last Passenger and This Must Be The Place.

Pathé International has announced a busy Cannes Market with more than 70 deals done across its slate.

The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep at Margaret Thatcher, is now sold out. The film sold to: US (The Weinstein Company), Canada (Alliance), Japan (Gaga), CIS (Daro), Poland (Best Films), Mexico (Gussi), Baltics (Acme), Colombia (Cine Colombia), China (Golden Harvest), Malaysia (Golden Screen) and Thailand (M Pictures). A South Korean sale will be announced soon.

Paolo Sorrentino’s Competition title This Must Be The Place, starring Sean Penn, sold for Australia and New Zealand (Hopscotch), CIS (Ivan Media), Spain (Alta), Turkey (Film A), Thailand (M Pictures) and Indonesia (PT Camila). A German deal is being finalised.

Nadine Labaki’s second feature, Where Do We Go Now?, screening in Un Certain Regard, sold to Australia and New Zealand (Hopscotch), Germany (Tobis), Spain (Alta), Portugal (Ecofilmes), Poland (Best Films), Turkey (Film A), Argentina (CDI) and Colombia (Cine Colombia).

Alain Cavalier’s Competition title Pater sold to Spain (Silenzio) and Portugal (Clap).

Omid Nooshin’s debut thriller, Last Passenger, went to Brazil (Playarte), Poland (Best Films), CIS (Paradise), Middle East (Phars), Portugal (Lusomundo), Indonesia (PT Camila), Turkey (Chantier) and Thailand (M Pictures). Offers are on the table for the US and the UK.

Ryûhei Kitamura’s No One Lives, which will star Luke Evans, sold to Germany (Tiberius), Portugal (Lusomundo), Middle East (Phars) and Thailand (M Pictures).

Anne Fontaine’s My Worst Nightmare, starring Isabelle Huppert and Benoît Poelvoorde, closed deals in Cannes for Germany (Concorde), CIS (Daro), Ukraine (Aurora Distribution), Poland (Best Films), Portugal (Lusomundo) and Middle East (Phars).

Daniel Auteuil’s directorial debut The Well-Digger’s Daughter, already a box-office hit in France, sold to Australia (Madman), Mexico (Gussi), Colombia (Cine Colombia) and Eastern Europe.

In further deals, Olivier Baroux’s The Tuche Family sold to Germany (Tiberius), CIS (Daro), Middle East (Phars); Frédéric Schoendoerffer’s Switch sold to the UK (Anchor Bay), CIS (Ivan Media), Brazil (Playarte), Japan (Broadmedia Studios), Indonesia (PT Camila) and Hong Kong (Edko); 3D animation Titeuf the Film, directed by Zep, sold to Portugal (Lusomundo); Kad Merad’s Monsieur Papa sold to CIS (Ivan Media); and Rémi Bezançon and Jean Christophe Lie’s Zarafa sold for Middle East (Phars).

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