EXCLUSIVE: Australian box office hit Last Cab To Darwin has been flagged down by distributors in Asia and Latin America.
Following its first P&I screening at the Toronto International Film Festival yesterday (Sept 14), Films Distribution has sold the road movie to Japan (Fine Films), Korea (T-Cast), Colombia and Venezuela (Cineplex) and Turkey (Fabula Films).
Directed by Jeremy Sims, the film is an adaptation of the successful stage play by Reg Cribb in which a 70-year-old taxi driver diagnosed with terminal cancer undertakes a 3,000-mile journey to visit a pioneering physician in Darwin.
Last Cab To Darwin has taken nearly $4.85m (AUD6.76m) in Australia since its August 6 release, according to Rentrak figures.
Films Distribution’s TIFF slate includes Brazilian world premiere Campo Grande, Eva Husson’s Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story), Venice title Mountain and Cannes titles Son of Saul, Mia Madre and Lamb.