Germany's BetaCinema has taken on world sales for Marian Quinn's bittersweet comedy 32A which is now in principalphotography in Ireland. The film, about 13-year-old girls in 1979 Dublin, starsthe director's brother Aidan Quinn along with Ailish McCarthy, Orla Brady,Jared Harris, Sophie Jo Wasson, Orla Long and Riona Smith.

The$1.9m (Euros 1.5m) co-production between Ireland's JaneyPictures and Potsdam-based Flying Moon Filmproduktionis being executive produced by James Flynn of Octagon Films and receivedbacking from the Irish Film Board, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland's Sound& Vision Fund, broadcaster RTE, MedienboardBerlin-Brandenburg and Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung.