Fortissimo secured its first everlicence deal with leading German indie distributor Tobis Filmkunst with thesale of Dylan Kidd's romantic comedy PS ILove You.
The film, which premiered in Venicelast week, was also sold to Dendy for Australia and New Zealand and SandrewMetronome in Scandinavia.
PS, which starsLaura Linney and Topher Grace, received a very warm reception at its NorthAmerican premiere on Monday night and is handled by Newmarket Films in NorthAmerica. "This has been a very active market for us. The Venice-Toronto duopolyseems to be working," said Fortissimo co-chief Michael J Werner. Havingpreviously sold Three' Extremes toLions Gate, Fortissimo has received US offers for Mysterious Skin and TheOverture.
Inanother mark of Fortissimo's increasing clout, it was recently commissioned byWarner Bros to handle sexy Spanish comedy Queens(Reinas).