The UK's Artificial Eye picked up four films at Cannes, including Jury Prize winner Blackboards by Iranian director Samira Makhmalbaf.

UK rights to the film were acquired from Wild Bunch, which also sold Artificial Eye international critics prize winner Eureka.

Artificial Eye also picked up Dominik Moll's buzz Cannes film Harry, A Friend Who Wishes You Well from Mercure Distribution, and Chantal Ackerman's La Captive - which featured in the Director's Fortnight - from Gemini Films.