The most successful German film of all time Der Schuh Des Manitou (Manitou's Shoe) got its English-language version world premiere at AFI FEST in Los Angeles last night.

Following its box-office record in Germany, where it attracted nearly 12 million viewers and some $60m, Michael Herbig's irreverent comedy has been sold to 13 territories, including Austria (Constantin) Brazil (GF Filmes) Czech Republic/Slovakia (AQS), Hong Kong (First Distributors), Hungary (Best Hollywood), Ireland (Good Times Distribution), Poland (Monolith), Russia (Central Partnership), South Korea (Korean Film Arts Centre), Spain (UIP), Switzerland (Filmcooperative Zurich), Turkey (Saram International), Serbia/Montenegro (Blitz/Metro).

Manitou's Shoe is produced by herbxfilm in association with Constantin Film and SevenPictures. Beta Cinema, the film distribution arm of Beta Film GmBH, handles world sales.