Swan Song

Source: Magnolia Pictures

Magnolia Pictures International has reported a number of sales deals on its Cannes slate titles Swan Song, Mayday, Queen Of Glory and A Glitch In The Matrix. 

With Udo Kier starring as a retired small-town hairdresser for director Todd Stephens, comedy Swan Song sold to Peccadillo for the UK, Koch Media for Germany/Austria, Ascot Elite for Switzerland, Icon for Australia/New Zealand, Nonstop for Scandinavia, the Baltics and Iceland, Mongrel for Canada, Telefilms for Latin America, Tongariro for Poland and Penny Black for airlines. 

Magnolia is set to release Swan Song in US cinemas next month and Mongrel will release the film in Canada. 

Sundance Midnight documentary A Glitch In The Matrix, from Rodney Ascher, sold to Madman for Australia/New Zealand, Movistar Telefonica for Spain and Mediawan for France. 

Karen Cinorre’s action fantasy Mayday, which had its world premiere in the dramatic competition at Sundance, went to Volga for CIS and Front Row for the Middle East. 

Tribeca festival prize-winner Queen Of Glory, from writer-director-actor Nana Mensah, went to AAA for Africa and Front Row for the Middle East.