French sales agentCelluloid Dreams is flexing its muscles pre-Berlin, boarding yet moreEnglish-language productions in advance of the European Film Market.

New toCelluloid's roster is Bille August's Goodbye Bafana, based on the diaries of Nelson Mandela's formerprison guard. Co-produced by Banana Films with France's ARSAM, Goodbye Bafana traces Mandela's prison guard, James Gregory,over a 20-year relationship which neither haveforgotten. Cast already confirmed includes Joseph Fiennes and Dennis Haysbert, with further announcements to be made at the EFM.

Celluloidwill also pre-sell Francois Ozon's English-languagedebut, currently titled Angel (formerly Paradise) at the market, alongside a bulgingslate of previously-announced English-language titles including Kenneth Branagh's The Magic Flute, Harmony Korine's Mr Lonely, Todd Haynes' I'm Not Thereand Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution. AnotherCelluloid title, Mary Sweeney's directorial debut Campfire's Burning,has added to its cast - Laura Dern's father Brucewill now join her in this story playing her fictional father on a road tripacross the Western United States.

In Berlin's official selection, Celluloid has also taken onsales for an unusual project from Japan's Office Kitano - Big River, screening in the Forum, is an English-language roadmovie set in the US, directed by Atsushi Funahashi and starringJoe Odagiri, Kavi Raz andChloe Snyder. Big River is also having a market premiere at the EFM.

Celluloidhas also boarded Iranian Competition title It'sWinter (Zemestan), from director Rafi Pitts. Billed as a neo-realistic study on living andworking on the outskirts of Tehran, it joins Celluloid's TheElementary Particles, by Germany's Oskar Roehler, also in Competition and represented by Celluloid.The French sales agent also has Panorama Special opener Family Law andRoyston Tan's 4:30.

Newdocumentary pick-ups from Celluloid include Matthew Barney: No Restraint,a Panorama documentary about Berlin Jury member Barney, whose film Drawing Restraint 9 is also a Celluloidtitle. Sundance title I For India, meanwhile,directed by the UK's SandhyaSuri, charts the immigration of one man in 1965through letters and Super 8 footage and is also making its market debut at Berlin.

Celluloidis also selling Fear(s) Of The Dark (Peur (s) Du Noir), ananimation portmanteau film with international comic artists including Blutch, Charles Burnes. Pierre di Sciulloand Dupuy-Berberian making the crossover to movingimage for the first time. Due for delivery winter 2006, it is producedby Valerie Schermann and ChristopheJankovic/Prima LineaProductions with support from CNC.