Music Box Films has acquired all US and Canadian rights to Arnaud des Pallières’ Cannes competition entry Michael Kohlhaas starring Mads Mikkelsen.

Films du Losange is handling international sales on the adaptation of the 1811 Heinrich von Kleist German novel and is screening on the Croisette.

Bruno Ganz, Dennis Lavant and Sergi López star in the tale of a 16th century French horse trader who takes arms against a feudal lord who wronged him.

Music Box plans a fourth quarter 2013 theatrical release on the Les Films d’Ici produced the film. Acquisition consultant James Brown brokered the deal with Films du Losange international sales manager Agathe Valentin.

  • TLA Releasing has picked up from DC-Medias David Cholewa’s genre feature Dead Shadows for strategic cross-platform release in the UK and France. The French sci-fi horror stars Fabian Wolfrom, Blandine Marmigčre, John Fallon and Rurik Sallé.