WIDE Management has taken on sales of Clip (Klip), which just picked up one of Rotterdam’s Tiger Awards. Maja Milos controversial portrait of teens in Serbia will have market screenings here at EFM, on Monday and Tuesday.
Films Boutique has taken world rights to action drama Home (Dom) by Russian filmmaker Oleg Pogodin produced by CTB and Central Partnership. A promo reel will be presented on FB’s booth at the EFM. The film will have its international market premiere by the summer.
FB has also snapped up world rights to The Passion Of Michelangelo by Chilean filmmaker Esteban Larrain produced by Andre Logie and Esteban Larrain. The film is based on a true story: in 1983, a priest was sent by the Church to investigate the case of a 14 year old boy who could communicate with the Virgin. Soon, he starts asking himself if this is a real miracle or sleight of hand from Pinochet’s military government. The film will be ready for the summer/early autumn festivals.
Matteo Lovadina’s Reel Suspects arrives at the EFM with a handful of new titles, some of which have already sold internationally.
Fresh on Reel’s slate is rock’n’roll drama Hated by director Lee Madsen.
The film (screening in the EFM) has been already bought for Australia and New Zealand by Accent Film Entertainment
Meanwhile, Laurent Bouhnik’s hot-selling erotic satire Q has found a distributor in Russia (Carmen Film).
At the EFM, Reel Suspects is also starting pre sales on The Second Death, a paranormal thriller for debut Argentine director Santiago Fernandez. Argentina. Also on Reel’s slate is Kristina Buozyte’s second feature Vanishing Waves, a Lithuanian/ French co-production billed as a “psychological techno thriller.” Both films are supposed to be ready for Cannes 2012.
Also recently added to Reel’s line up is Tara Johns’ first feature, The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom.