EdwardNoeltner's Los Angeles-based Cinema Management Group has concludedmulti-territory sales on comedy The Treatment, starring Famke Janssen and IanHolm.
Rightshave sold to Russia (JRC Group), Greece (Village Roadshow), Poland (MonolithFilms), the Czech and Slovak Republics (Bonton Films), the former Yugoslavia(Blitz Film), Hungary and Israel (Forum), Bulgaria (Alexandra Film), andRomania (Television Inc).
AndreBoisser of Ablo Films represented the filmmakers on many of the deals andGotham Film Sales is handling North American rights.
Based onDaniel Menaker's bestselling novel, The Treatment centres on the eventfulencounter between a widow and a man undergoing intensive therapy at the handsof an outrageous psychologist played by Holm. Chris Eigeman also stars and OrenRudavsky directed.
"Thiskind of movie, like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, has comedy, pathos and drama andhas great appeal for the 25-plus sophisticated audience," Noeltner said.