EXCLUSIVE: Post-apocalyptic drama premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival.


Semih Kaplanoglu’s Grain, which premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival today (Aug 12), has scored its first deals for sales agent The Match Factory.

The film has sold to MCF Megacom Film (Former Yugoslaviaa) and Ama Films (Greece). France’s Sophie Dulac, also a co-producer on the title, will distribute in France.

Grainis Kaplanoglu’s first feature since 2010 drama Honey, which won Berlin Film Festival’s top prize and was nominated for three prizes at the European Film Awards.

His new film is a dystopian story set in a world where a genetic crisis leads to massive crop failure.