Indian feature strikes France and French-speaking territories deal.
Avinash Arun’s The Fort (Killa) has been sold by 3 Monkeys to Les Films Du Preau for France and French-speaking territories.
The Indian feature is in Competition at part of the Cannes Junior Screens selection, having previously won a Crystal Bear in the Generation Kplus strand of the Berlinale. It will receive a French theatrical release on October 7.
Shrihari Sathe, on behalf of 3 Monkeys and Emmanuelle Chevalier from Les Films Du Preau negotiated the all French rights deal.
It will be released in French cinemas on Oct 7.
Arun’s directorial debut follows a boy who moves from the big city to a small coastal town.
The film received support from AFCAE Jeune Public, the youth branch of the French association of arthouse cinemas.