The tidal wave of product that swept up on Cannes’ shore on the eve of the market made buyers warier than ever, however the result was steady international trade punctuated by notable US buys.
EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi-Kurdish director Hiner Saleem is in Cannes with Un Certain Regard title My Sweet Pepperland [pictured].
EXCLUSIVE: Todd Haynes and Christine Vachon board Number 9’s drama starring Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska.
EXCLUSIVE: Australian outfit pre-buys Jim Mickle’s revenge-thriller.
EXCLUSIVE: Award-winning picture was a co-production between Mexico’s Zensky Cine, Imcine Foprocine, Ceuc and Berlin-based Autentika Films.
Festivals and Awards
This year’s festival, which runs June 28-July 6, will also host a profile of Kurdish cinema, with up to 15 features or shorts screening.
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