Korea’s Finecut has sold Arirang, Kim Ki-duk’s controversial self-portrait, and Hong Sang-soo’s The Day He Arrives to Taiwan’s Catchplay.
Both titles are screening in Un Certain Regard. Catchplay has also acquired Finecut’s action title Athena: Goddess Of War, starring Jung Woo-sung and produced by Taewon Entertainment.
Meanwhile, feature animation Leafie: A Hen Into The Wild has been sold to Horizon International for Turkey. Horizon has also picked up Athena: Goddess Of War, Midnight FM and 71-Into The Fire.
Finecut has also sold US rights to a trio of titles – Heartbeat, Midnight FM and Troubleshooter – to JoyNContents Group along with a series of its library titles.
The Korean sales outfit has also pre-sold Poongsan, directed by Juhn Jai-hong and written and produced by Kim Ki-duk, to Pretty Pictures for French-speaking territories.
Upcoming horror film The Cat, currently in post-production for a summer release by Korea’s Next Entertainment World, has been sold to Scorpio East Pictures for Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei.