Germany's Beta Cinema willhandle international sales on Un Certain Regard entry Salvador, produced by Spain's MediaPro.
The film stars Goodbye,Lenin! actor Daniel Bruhl asSalvador Puig Antich, a young Catalan anarchist who was put to death at thetail end of the Franco era after years spent on the lam.
Meanwhile, MediaPro chiefJaume Roures says the company is also preparing a follow-up film that willreunite the talents behind Salvador,including director Manuel Huerga and writers Lluis Arcarazo and Jordi Galceron.
Titled La Maternidad DeElna (literally, The ElnaMaternity Ward), the story turns ona nurse who sets up a makeshift maternity ward for expectant mothers living ina refugee camp in France towards the end of the Spanish Civil War.
The true story has beendubbed the "Catalan Schindler's List" as the nurse is credited for savingnearly 600 children, many of whom are still alive today. Roures envisions abudget surpassing Salvador's $9m(Euros 7m) for a fall 2007 shoot.
Elna will come beforeanother political reality-inspired project about the failed military coup d'etatin Spain on February 23, 1981. In summer 2007 MediaPro will produce a film by Woody Allen shooting in Spain.