Sogepaq has sold all Latin American rights to 20thCentury Fox on Alejandro Amenabar's Spanish-language hit The Sea Insidestarring Javier Bardem.
LatinAmerica was the last remaining major territory to sell excluding Germany, forwhich Sogepaq says it is considering various offers.
Seawon both the Grand Jury Prize and the best actor Volpi Cup at the VeniceInternational Film Festival and is one of three semi-finalists for Spain'sforeign-language Oscar nomination.
It is also the year's top-grossing local release at home,with Euros 11.6m off nearly 2.4m admissions following its fourth weekend. FineLine will release the film in the US later this year with a campaign plannedaround awards season.
"Alejandro has created a powerful film and we are thrilledto be part of it," said Eduardo Echeverria, Fox's Senior VP for Latin America.
"We are very pleased to be in business with Fox, which hasproven experience distributing Spanish titles," added Simon de Santiago,Sogepaq's Deputy Director of Distribution, who negotiated the deal with Foxacquisitions executive Ray Strache and Fox Senior VP Tony Safford.