London-basedsales company Moviehouse Entertainment has picked up international rights forSundance title Overnight and Israeli hit Nina's Tragedies.
Both titles will receive market premiere screenings at theupcoming Cannes market.
Overnightis documentaryfollowing the rags-to-riches-to-rags story of filmmaker Troy Duffy who,approached by Miramax honcho Harvey Weinstein, is offered the once in alifetime opportunity to turn his screenplay, The Boondock Saints, into a feature film. CineticMedia's Matt Littin brokered the deal with MoviehouseEntertainment's Mark Vennis.
Nina's Tragedieswas Israel's submission for Best Foreign Language Oscar and won fourawards at the Jerusalem International Film Festival. The coming of age storyrevolves around 13-year old Nadav, who falls in love with his beautiful auntNina.
Vennissaid: "We are delighted to be handling sales on these two highlyindividual films - Overnight's true-life tale of the film industry's egotisticalexcesses and Nina's Tragedies with it's poetic beauty and bittersweetcomedy."
Furthertitles handled by Moviehouse Entertainment include Giovanni Ribisi picture ILove Your Work;true-life hostage drama Blind Flight, starring Ian Hart and Linus Roache; Nick Broomfielddocumentary Aileen: Life And Death Of A Serial Killer. In post-production are love story ByeBye Blackbird andAustralian comedy The Illustrated Family Doctor.