Fortissimo Films has taken worldwide rights outside the Americas to Bad Habits (Malos Habitos), screening as part of Cannes Critics' Week.

Simon Bross' feature won best film in the Mexican section at the 22nd Guadalajara International Film Festival.

The story follows a family with diverse eating disorders. Ximena Ayala, Elena de Haro, Elisa Vicedo and Marco Antonio Trevino star.

Fortissimo's Nicole Mackey negotiated the deal with and Garcia Bross y Asociados' producer Juan E Garcia.

'When I first saw Bad Habits in Guadalajara, I knew this was a very special film which will resonate across the globe,' Mackey said. 'In Simon Bross here is an extremely talented director who, like all the other great contemporary Mexican directors, is making his mark on world cinema.'