EXCLUSIVE: New Europe Film Sales secures hat-trick of deals for Polish Competition title.
Polish drama United States Of Love has secured a hat-trick of deals ahead of its world premiere in Competition at the Berlin Film Festival on Friday (Feb 18).
Jan Naszewski’s Warsaw-based sales outlet New Europe Film Sales has sold the film to Greece (Strada), Spain (Golem) and ex-Yugoslavia (MCF).
Naszewski confirmed there were further offers on the table from UK, France, Switzerland, Benelux.
Set in Poland in 1990 – the country’s first year of freedom following the fall of communism - the film tells a story of four women of different ages, who decide it is time to change their lives.
It marks the third feature of director Tomasz Wasilewski after In A Bedroom (2012) and Floating Skyscrapers (2013). The latter received its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival and won the East of the West debut competition at Karlovy Vary.
The director of photography is Oleg Mutu, known for his work on In the Fog, In Bloom and 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days.
United States Of Love is a Polish-Swedish co-production of Manana, Commonground Pictures, Film i Väst and TVP. It is an EAVE-developed project, which was presented at Cinemart and Berlinale Co-Production Market.
New Europe is the sales agent behind the Icelandic Cannes Un Certain Regard winner Rams.