South Korea's Lotte Entertainment has sold gangster drama The Show Must Go On to Splendid Film for Germany.

Han Jae-rim's gritty film stars Song Kang-ho (The Host) as a middle-aged gangster struggling with work and family

'Splendid and Lotte have done business together before and they had ex press ed interest in the film a while back. We've been negotiating and the deal was closed before Filmart,' says Lotte head of international Justin Choi.

The company previously sold horror film Arang and prison-break hostage drama Holiday to Splendid.