Benelux distributor ABC-Cinemien has confirmed its acquisition of six titles from Cannes festival and market.
The deal are led by two Competition titles: Alice Rohrwacher’s Grand Prix winner The Wonders (Le Meraviglie) and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy [pictured], which shared the jury prize. The Wonders is sold by The Match Factory and Mommy is sold by Seville International.
From Un Certain Regard, the distributor picked up White God by Kornel Mundruczo [also from The Match Factory] and Charlie’s Country by Rolf de Heer [sold by Visit Films].
From Directors’ Fortnight, ABC-Cinemien boarded Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz’s Israeli divorce drama Gett – The Trial of Viviane Ansalem, sold by Films Distribution.
Also, in the market, the company pre-bought Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years from The Match Factory. Haigh’s follow-up to the acclaimed Weekend stars Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as a long-married couple who are shaken up by the news of the death of his former lover.
ABC-Cinemien’s other forthcoming releases include Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein in Guanajuanto and Todd Haynes’ Carol.