UK sales outfit Icon International has been doing brisk business on therun up to Cannes with Gaby Dellal's On A Clear Day, securing salesto MK2 (France), Degeto/ARD for free TV in Germany as well as wrapping dealswith Portugal (Lusomundo), Israel (Shapira) and Iceland (Skifan.)

On A Clear Day, the opening film at Sundance this year, tells of anunemployed 55-year-old man who tries to redeem his life by attempting theultimate test of endurance; swimming the English Channel.

The film is produced by Sarah Curtis and Dorothy Berwin and financed bythe Take Film Partnerships, Isle of Man Film Limited, Glasgow Film Finance Ltd,The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Scottish Screen and Icon. Icon will release thefilm in the UK and Austrlia

Icon Film Distribution Ltd will release the film in the UK andAustralia. Focus Features took North American rights during Sundance.