EXCLUSIVE: Gaumont closes key deals on Schlondorff drama [pictured] and Danish romance.


Gaumont continues to close key deals on Volker Schlondorff’s WWII drama Diplomacy, which screens in Berlin as a Special Gala, and has inked deals with US and UK on Danish romance Animals.

Deals have closed on Diplomacy for Australia (Madman), Italy (Academy Two), Japan (Nikkatsu), Israel (Lev Films), Hungary (Mozinet), Czech Republic (Filmeurope), Finland (Cinema Mondo).

André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup star in the in-demand drama which centres on the real-life story of a German officer who saved Paris from destruction.

In a busy day for Gaumont, the firm also inked a string of key deals on Danish coming-of-age romance Animals with Radius-TWC for US, Madman for Australia, Altitude Film for U.K., Prokino for Germany and Odeon for Greece.