Celluloid Dreams has closedmost major territories on Jacques Audiard's Berlinale competition entry TheBeat That My Heart Skipped (De Battre Mon Coeur S'Est Arrive) before itsworld premiere screening in Berlin.
The film, which will bereleased by UGC in France on March 23, has gone to Happinet in Japan,Artificial Eye in the UK, Vertigo in Spain, Bim in Italy, Cineart in Benelux,Alameda Filmhouse in Mexico, Non-Stop in Scandinavia, Maywin in Russia and TangMedia in China.
Other deals were closed withGMH in Switzerland, Atalanta in Portugal, Rosebud in Greece, United King inIsrael, Mokep in Hungary, Hollywood Classics in Czech Republic, Independenta inRomania and Cinemateca in Venezuela.
In the film, which isloosely based on James Toback's Fingers, Romain Duris plays a pettycriminal turned concert pianist who strives to become a better person but whosepast catches up with him. Duris is joined in the cast by Aure Atika andAudiard's Read My Lips star Emmanuelle Devos.
Meanwhile Miranda July'sdirectorial debut Me And You And Everyone We Know has also proved abrisk seller during the market for Celluloid. Additional sales have been closedin Spain with Alta Films, in Japan with Happinet, in Italy with Fandango, inIsrael with United King, in Portugal with Atalanta, in Benelux with Cinemien,in Scandinavia with Non-Stop and in Mexico with Alameda Filmhouse.
They join territories closedearlier this week with Optimum in the UK, MK2 in France and Icon in Australia.IFC Films is handling distribution in North America for the film, which wasawarded a special jury prize for originality of vision at the Sundance FilmFestival last month.