Demonstrating that anappetite still exists for cinematic insight into the 1994 Rwandan genocide,producer CrossDay Productions has sold Michael Caton-Jones's drama ShootingDogs to a raft of international territories, including
Starring John Hurt and HughDancy, the film tells the harrowing tale of 2,500 Tutsis who took refuge in atechnical school as the massacre spread to their door. Some survivors of thegenocide took key roles in the production, the first to shoot entirely onlocation in
CrossDay has sold the BBCFilms-backed Shooting Dogs to Avex in
Other sales include TimeBandits in
Previously represented byRenaissance Films, Shooting Dogs had earlier sold to France (Haut EtCourt), Spain (Lauren Film), Benelux (A Film/Cinelibre), Switzerland(Frenetic), Mexico (Gussi), Greece (Odeon) and the Middle East (Phars).