German sales-outfit Beta Films has inked a string of deals on its Oscar contenders Two Lives [pictured] (Germany), The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier) (Hungary) and Child’s Pose (Romania).
Two Lives, starring Liv Ullmann and Juliane Koehler has been picked up by CDI Films for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, Strada Films for Greece and Swallow Wings for Taiwan.
Sundance Selects recently picked up US rights.
The Notebook, based on Agota Kristof’s anti-war story, will be released in theaters in Sweden/Denmark by Njuta Films, Portugal by Films4You, Taiwan by Catchplay and South Korea by Sponge.
Argentina’s Alfa Films secured the rights of Berlinale winner Child’s Pose.
Venice Orizzonti Best Director-winner Still Life has sold to France (Version Originale/Condor), Sweden (Folkets Bio), Norway (Arthaus), Greece (Feelgood Entertainment), Switzerland (Filmcoopi) as well as to Korea (Dreamwest Pictures).
Italy’s Academy Two and Mexico’s Gussi acquired the rights for Bernhard Rose’s The Devil’s Violinist, starring musician David Garrett, while sequel Famous Five III will be released by Metropolitan in France.