ContentFilm International has picked up all international rightsto Duncan Tucker's road movie Transamerica, which had its North American premiere at Tribeca FilmFestival over the weekend.
Transamerica received its world premiere at the Berlin International FilmFestival. ContentFilm International will represent the picture at the Cannesmarket next month where it will also be pushing James Marsh's family drama TheKing starring GaelGarcia Bernal, which will play in the festival's Un Certain Regard strand.
Transamerica stars Desperate Houswives star Felicity Huffman as a transsexual woman whoheads off to New York to find the child she fathered as a man. Kevin Zegers,Fionnula Flanagan, Graham Greene and Elizabeth Pena co-star.
Linda Moran and Rene Bastian of Belladonna Productions producedthe picture with Sebastian Dungan, while William H Macy served as executiveproducer.
Sue Bodine and Andrew Hurwitz of Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine,Hurwitz and Weinstein represent North American rights.
ContentFilm International'sCannes slate also includes Jason Reitman's debut feature Thank You ForSmoking, which stars Aaron Eckhart,Katie Holmes, William H Macy and Robert Duvall. ContentFilm and David Sacks'Room 9 Entertainment co-produced the picture.