eOne has won a bidding war at AFM for UK rights to Renny Harlin’s political drama and action film 5 Days Of August.

The distributor beat out five other buyers for Rex Media’s epic about international war correspondents caught behind enemy lines during the 2008 stand-off between Russia and Georgia.

Rupert Friend, Andy Garcia, Val Kilmer, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Heather Graham star.

Ariel Veneziano and Allyson Hall brokered the deal on behalf of Rex Media with Sejin Park for Entertainment One.

Additional international buyers include Atlantic Film for Scandinavia, Yu Lin Movie for China, Shooting Stars for Middle East, Sahamongkol for Thailand, PT Amero Mitra for Indonesia and Swe Zhe Group for Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam

George Lascu’s Rexmedia is a Los Angeles-based production and distribution company.