Parisian production, sales and distribution house MementoFilms has announced sales of Nils Tavernier's Aurore to Japan's Gaga and Agora in Switzerland.

The film is a fairy tale, complete with a kingdom and alovelorn princess, based in the world of dance. Tavernier's previous effort was2000's Tous Pres Des Etoiles,about dancers at the Paris operahouse. Aurore stars MargauxChatelier, Carole Bouquet and Francois Berleand and will be released by France'sLes Films de Losange in March.

In other Mementonews, Julie Thibaudeau has left the distribution armto be replaced by former Tadrart executive Xavier Hirigoyen.

On Memento's upcoming production slate is the very hotlyanticipated The Golden Door from EmanueleCrialese with Wild Bunch handling foreign sales.