Kimmel International chief Mark Lindsay has reported a successful Cannes in which he and his team closed key territories on Charlie Kaufman's feature directorial debut Synecdoche, New York, and Tarsem Singh's upcoming thriller Unthinkable.

Rights to Synecdoche, New York, which is being produced by Spike Jonze and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton and Catherine Keener, have gone to Japan (Asmik Ace), South Korea (Sponge Entertainment), Italy (BIM), Australia (Village Roadshow), Brazil (Imagem), Scandinavia (Svensk), Portugal (Lusomundo), Poland (Best Film), and Switzerland (Monopole Pathe).

Unthinkable, which centres on the US Administration's extreme response to a nuclear terror threat, has sold to France (Metropolitan), Germany (Senator), Japan (MovieEye), Spain (On Pictures), Brazil (Imagem), Portugal (Lusomundo), Poland (Best), Switzerland (Ascot Elite), and the Middle East (Italia Films).

Meanwhile Kimmel International closed deals on the upcoming Jack Black comedy Ye Olde Times with Spain (On Pictures), Brazil (Imagem), Portugal (Lusomundo), Poland (Best), and the Middle East (Italia Films).

Additional buyers for all above titles include Village Roadshow for Greece, Forum Film for Israel, Aqua for Turkey, Blitz for the former Yugoslavia, Media Rights for Romania, and Sam Film for Iceland.

Kimmel International's slate includes the drama Married Life starring Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Rachel McAdams, psychological thriller Boot Camp with Peter Stormare, drama Lars And The Real Girl starring Ryan Gosling and set to open in the US through MGM, the comedy Death At A Funeral with Matthew Macfadyen that will also open domestically through MGM, and the drama Talk To Me starring Don Cheadle that Focus Features will release domestically in July.