Film Connection has taken Brazilian rights to TheGigolos, the debut feature from new UK company Punk Cinema.

Film Connection plans to release theatrically inBrazil in September 2006.

New UK distributor Word of Mouth struck a pre-Cannesdeal for all UK rights and also plans a September release.

"Our experience suggests that The Gigolostravels extremely well, and' audiences from LA to Berlin to Rio deJaneiro not only get the humour but also 'love the glimpses of late-nightLondon behind the curtains," said director Richard Bracewell. "We'reconfident'that The Gigolos will be an international success."

The film stars Sacha Tarter, Susannah York, SianPhillips and Anna Massey.

Punk Cinema is representing the project at the MarcheDu Cinema.