Germany's Concorde Film has picked up Romanian director Cristian Mungiu's Golden Palm winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days from Wild Bunch and will release the film theatrically in German cinemas later this year.
Among Concorde's other acquisitions from Cannes include Israeli filmmaker Eran Kolirin's Un Certain Regard hit The Band's Visit from Bleiberg Entertainment, which won the Youth Prize and Coup de Coeur award.
Meanwhile, Kinowelt has announced a number of deals for films in addition to its acquisition of Emir Kustirica's competition film Promise Me This. The Leipzig-based distributor acquired Pen-ek Ratanaruang's Directors' Fortnight title Ploy, Oscar-winner Bill Guttentag's media satire Live! and the Chinese director Xiaogang Feng's The Banquet.
Kinowelt was also active on the presale market in Cannes, buying the rights from Lionsgate to Darren Lynn Bousman's forthcoming horror opera Repo as well as the fourth instalment of the Saw horror franchise which will Bousman will be directing after having realised parts 2 and 3.
Moreover, German distributor-license trader Tiberius Film returned home with half a dozen genre titles from the Cannes market, including three productions from Thailand's Mono Film.
The Mono titles were M4, the latest action film by Tiger Blade director Theeratom Siriphunvarapom, Preecha Songsakul's action fantasy drama Siyama - Village of Warriors, and Piti Chaturaphat's Thai boxing action film Pahuyut.
In addition, the Munich-based company acquired Larry Fessenden's eco-thriller The Last Winter, starring Ron Perlman and James LeGros from Katapult; Franck Vestiel's thriller Eden Log with France's new action star Clovis Cornillac, from Bac Films; and James Huth's comedy Hellphone from Studio Canal.