May 2019 theatrical launch set for comic fantasy about soul-searching fallen football idol.
Six directors from the region will produce shorts to screen in 2019.
Drama features lauded 3D sequence, will open theatrically in spring 2019.
Paolo Moretti to head up Quinzaine from next year.
The project is Kore-eda’s first since winning this year’s Palme d’Or for ‘Shoplifters’.
Total is a 47% increase on previous record from 2017.
The event confirmed on Twitter that it will take place from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 25 May 2019.
Feature marks South Korean auteur Lee’s first film in eight years since Poetry.
Sales include UK/Ireland, Japan and French-speaking territories.
Surprise twist in the long-running battle between Paulo Branco and Terry Gilliam over rights to ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’
Lionsgate for UK, Universum for Germany and Metropolitan for France among buyers.