Bavaria FilmInternational (BFI) is to handle world sales on Serbian director GoranPaskaljevic's latest feature MidwinterNight's Dream which will be in competition at the forthcoming San SebastianFilm Festival.

The disturbingand moving film about a man returninghome after ten years of absence to start a new life in today's Serbia starsLazar Ristovski who also appeared in Paskaljevic's Venice award-winner Powder Keg and Emir Kusturica's Underground.

BFI hadpreviously handled sales for Paskaljevic's English-language drama How Harry Became A Tree.

Midwinter Night's Dream will be BFI's second film in San Sebastian this yearas it had already picked up Argentine filmmaker Carlos Sorin's Bombon - El Perro for internationaldistribution.

In addition, BFIhas taken on sales for the latest film by this year's Golden Bear winner FatihAkin, Crossing The Bridge - The Sounds OfIstanbul, a feature-length music documentary which began principalphotography in Istanbul at the beginning of the month.