UK distributor Artifical Eye has announced four more acquisitions from Cannes. They are Andrei Zvyagintsev’s The Banishment, Fatih Akin’s The Edge Of Heaven, Alexander Sokurov’s Alexandra, and Bela Tarr’s The Man From London.
The Banishment (Izgnanie) stars Konstantin Lavronenko, who won the best actor prize in Cannes.
Fatih Akin won the best screenplay and the ecumenical award for The Edge Of Heaven (Auf Der Anderen Seite).
As previously reported, Artificial Eye already picked up three Competition titles: 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days; An Old Mistress; Love Songs (Les Chansons d’Amour).