New sales company Dreamachine reported a successful Cannes, including worldwide sales on all territories for Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Parronaud's animated coming of age story Persepolis, which shared the jury prize.

Another hot seller was Naomi Kawase's competition drama The Mourning Forest, which won the Grand Prix.

Deals for Persepolis include the UK (Optimum), Australia (The Weinstein Company), Germany (Prokino) and Japan (Longride). Territories already sold include Scandinavia (Sandrew), Italy (BIM), Spain (Vertigo) and Latin America (Sony). Diaphana will release in France on June 27 and Sony Pictures Classics plans its North American release at the end of the year.

Meanwhile, Dreamachine sold The Mourning Forest to France (Haut Et Court), Spain (Vertigo), Israel (United King) and CIS (Maywin).