Broadband video-on-demand service Movielink has acquired Internetrights to a selection of Italian films from Intramovies, the internationaldistributor that represents rights to several major Italian film libraries.
The first 25 subtitled films are expected to be ready for downloadin November and include and Marco Tullio Giordana's crime drama I CentoPassi, Francesco Nuti'scomedy Io Amo Andreaand Gabriele Muccino's comedy Come Te Nessuno Mai.
The move is a further boost for Movielink's foreign languageslate, which already features titles from France, Germany, Spain, China, SouthKorea, and India.
"I am so pleased to announce this content deal with Intramoviesbecause it represents a significant step in Movielink's efforts to offer itscustomers the best in world cinema," Jessica Algazi, Movielink's vice presidentof content, commented.
"Intramovies hasalways been conscious and curious of new technologies and has always made apoint of giving the films it represented the widest possible circulation,"Intramovies president Paola Corvino added.