Fortissimo Films has secured a raft ofpost-Sundance sales on The NightListener, starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette, including Telepool in
The Berlinale hasalso announced that the psychological suspense thriller has been added to thefestival's Berlinale Special Section. Both directorPatrick Stettner and Armistead Maupin, on whosebest-selling novel the film is based, will be present for the Europeanpremiere.
Telepool was one of several German distributors chasing the film after itsrecent premiere in
Other distributors to sign on to Night Listener include Svensk (Scandinavia), Village Roadshow(Australia), Forum (Israel),
Produced by Hart Sharp Entertainment, the filmrevolves around a late-night radio show host who strikes up a telephonerelationship with a fan - a troubled and precocious young boy. The supportingcast includes Sandra Oh, Bobby Cannavale, Joe Mortonand Rory Culkin.
The deal with Telepoolwas brokered by Fortissimo VP International Sales Winnie Lau and Telepool's