Swedish distributor, NonStop Entertainmentbought a slate of films from the Berlin Film Festival. Leading the line-up is Oskar Roehler's, The Elementary Particles, the tale oftwo half-brothers struggling against sexual frustration and self-destruction. Particles, was sold to 23 countriesstraight after its Berlinale premiere and is one ofthe favourites to win a Golden Bear.
"After a successful 2005 and a splendid opening in2006, our new acquisitions will further strengthen the line-up for NonStop Entertainment," says IgnasScheynius, CEO NonStopEntertainment. "We have been able to pick the gems from
Other acquisitions are Sundance winner Quinceañera, the coming-of-age story of a young Latino girl in
For its French slate, NonStopacquired three times Cesar nominee hit, Not Here to Be Loved. Stephane Brize's film is a taleof a 50-year-old man whose zest for life is sapped by a meaningless existence,until he decides to take up tango, where he unexpectedly finds love.
Other titles include thriller The Aura, which tells the story of an epileptic taxidermist whodreams of committing the perfect crime. The film is directed by Fabian Bielinsky, (Nine Queens). Ray Lawrence's Jindabyne abouta man (Gabriel Byrne) whose fishing trip with hisfriends is threatened by tragedy when the body of a young woman is found in theriver. Based on a Raymond Carver novel, the film will have its world premiereat
Rounding out the slate is One Missed Call 3: Final, which opens worldwide this summer.Japanese horror saga Tomie, whichfollows the malevolence of a vengeful female creature during severalsuspense episodes and Strangers withCandy starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and Philip SeymourHoffman in a film based on the cultTV-series about a middle aged former addict, who decides to return to highschool.