LakeshoreInternational has racked up sales on Gianni Amelio's The House Keys (LeChiavi di Casa), Italy's foreign language Oscar, and says it has now closeddeals in 31 territories, including the UK.
ArtificialEye has picked up the film for the UK, and the drama has also been sold toSpain, Portugal, Denmark, Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the CzechRepublic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Israel, Turkey,Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore,Brunei, Taiwan, Thailand and Burma.
At AFM, Lakeshore also sold US rights to Lions Gate,which plans to release the film in December in New York and Los Angeles.
The KeysTo The House, which focuses on the relationship between a father and thedisabled 15-year-old son he meets for the first time, stars Kim Rossi Stuart,Charlotte Rampling and Andrea Rossi.
It is aco-production between Italy's Rai Cinema and Achab Film, Lakeshore, Germany'sPola Pandora Film Produktion, and France's Arena Films.
Since its release in Italy nine weeks ago, The House Keyshas grossed Euros 3.7m.