7 November 2004

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    Renaissance wraps Only Human sales

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    Disproving the notion that humorous films do not traveleasily, Only Human (Seres Queridos), theSpanish comedy about a beautiful TV presenter and her dysfunctional family,racked up a large number of sales ahead of its AFM premiere on Saturday (6 Nov)The picture, handled by the UK's Renaissance

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    Tartan, TLA team on Skin flick

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    Tartan Films USA and TLA Releasing have jointly acquiredNorth American rights to Gregg Araki's drama Mysterious Skin.The deal for the controversial film was brokered by TartanFilms USA chief executive officer M J Peckos and John Sloss of Cinetic Media.Tartan and TLA plan a May 2005 theatrical

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    Vampire thriller Perfect Creature enjoys strong sales

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    New Zealand Film, which shares sales duties with Arclight,has enjoyed strong sales on vampire thriller Perfect CreatureThe film by writer-director Glenn Standring was sold toMagna Pacific for Austria and New Zealand, Jiants for Thailand, Festive Films forSingapore and Sunny Film for

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    Coixet embarks on Secret Life shoot

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    Spanish director Isabel Coixet begins shooting today(Monday, November 8) on her new English-language film, The Secret Life OfWords, starring Tim Robbins and SarahPolley.The Euros 4m film is a co-production between the Almodovarbrothers El Deseo, which backed Coixet's award-winning My

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    City Of God spawns feature follow-up

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    Fernando Meirelles' City Of God looks set to spawn not only a record breaking TVseries called City Of Men butanother feature film as well.Recently-launched UK-based sales outfit Lumina Films aims tolaunch sales for the full-length feature at Cannes, with shooting slated for alate 2005 start. No

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    Christopher Lambert set for Day Of Wrath

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    Christopher Lambert is set to star as a 16th century Spanishdetective in the thriller Day Of Wrath,which Mark Lester's American World Pictures has acquired for worldwidesales.'I play this sheriff whoinvestigates a series of murders that are going on around the time of theSpanish Inquisition,'

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    Clooney readies McCarthy era drama

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    George Clooney will direct and star in McCarthy era drama Goodnight.And Good Luck. for Section Eight and ToddWagner and Mark Cuban's 2929 Entertainment.Clooney's directing follow-up to Confessions Of ADangerous Mind is being set up at WarnerBros Pictures for domestic and sold to overseas buyers

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    Buyers snap up Shochiku sci-fi fantasy Casshern

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    Shochiku has succeeded in finding buyers across the worldfor Japanese sci-fi fantasy Casshern.It was bought by Studio Canal in France, Momentum Picturesin the U.K. and Ireland, Noble Entertainment in Scandinavia, I-ON New Media inGermany, Mikado Films in Italy, Bright Angel Distribution in Benelux,

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    Fortissimo boards Hedwig follow-up Shortbus

    2004-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Fortissimo Film Sales haspicked up international rights to Shortbus,the much-discussed sexually frank new ensemble piece from Hedwig AndThe Angry Inch director John CameronMitchell.

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    Big Dreams for Intandem

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    Intandem Films is renewing the relationships with US studioswhich the team behind the UK sales company built on titles such as MGM's Heartbreakerswhen they ran Winchester Entertainment.In what Intandem aims to be first project in an ongoingrelationship, the sales house is set to take on sales