Vienna/London-basedsales agent EastWest Filmdistributionhas picked up world sales rights on Riga-born Alexander Hahn's comedy
Midsummer Madness will be co-produced by
Scriptedby Hahn with Alexander Mahler and Norman Hudis,
Employinga narrative style similar to Richard Curtis' Love Actually, Hahn's film will be shot in English with someGerman, Latvian, Russian and Spanish. The international cast already includesRussia's Chulpan Khamatova,Austria's Roland Dueringer, Tobias Moretti and Birgit Minichmayr,France's Dominique Pinon, the UK's Victor McGuire,Spain's Rossy de Palma, Germany's DetlevBuck, and local Latvian actors Juris Zhagars and Gundars Abolins.