UK distributor Axiom and Japan's Star Sands/Theaters have acquired Robert Dornhelm's film version of the Puccini opera La Boheme ahead of its market premiere at the AFM.

According to sales agent Beta Cinema, the film featuring opera stars Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon has also been picked up by Palace for Australia and New Zealand and Hollywood Classics for Czech Republic and Slovakia.

La Boheme is currently on release in Germany and Austria through NFP/Warner and Constantin Film, respectively.