MK2 has announced stellar sales on Gus Van Sant's Cannes competition film Paranoid Park.
The skateboarder-turned-accidental-murderer tale, which won the 60th anniversary award at Cannes last weekend, has been sold in 72 territories including the UK to Tartan Films, Italy to Lucky Red, Spain to Vertigo, India to Palador, Argentina to Alfa, Greece to DP Skouras, Japan to Tokyo Theaters and Korea to Spong Films. A US sale was also completed but MK2 is not revealing the distributor's name yet.
Further, two MK2 films which ran in Directors' Fortnight, Danielle Arbid's A Lost Man and Garage by Lenny Abrahamson, were also sold in over ten territories each including Spain, Australia, Greece, Korea and Portugal. All three films will be released by MK2 in France.