Gaga of Japan leads an impressive list of buyers which have signedup for Rahtree: Flower Of The Night ahead of its North American premiere tomorrow (Sept 15).
Handled by independent Hong Kong sales outfit GoldenNetwork, the Thai horror spoof also sold to Momentum for the UK, Panorama forHong Kong, Flash Forward for Taiwan, Golden Screen for Malaysia and newdistributor Glover Pictures for Singapore.
Golden Network chief Carrie Wong also reports strong interest thatshe expects to convert into Toronto sales, from France and Germany. US interestis divided between those buyers looking to take the original picture and thoseseeking remake rights. The film is directed by Yuthlert Sippapak, whopreviously delivered Killer Tattoo.
Rahtreefeatures the terrorizing spirit of a woman who died during pregnancy
Wong also hashigh hopes for new acquisition Chased By Dreams, the Indian drama about three people insearch of different dreams that gets its world premiere in Toronto's mastersprogramme on Thursday (Sept 16).
The film is the latest effort of directorBuddhadeb Dasgupta, who previously directed festival favourites TheWrestlers and Tale OfA Naughty Girl, whichwon him the best director award at Venice in 2000.