Company closes multiple sales on Heart of a Lion [pictured].
Swedish sales outfit The Yellow Affair is reporting a roaring trade on its Cannes slate.
The company has closed multiple sales on Heart Of A Lion by Dome Karukoski.
Deals concluded are: Benelux (Jupiter (communications), Italy (Ripley’s Film), Sweden (Starlet Media), Australia/New Zealand (Vendetta/ Gamewizz Interactive), Bulgaria (A Plus Films), Czech Republic (Film Europe), Hungary (Vertigo Media, Estonia (Estinfilm).
Other territories are expected to close shortly.
Heart Of A Lion received its premiere in Toronto last year.
The Finnish drama tells the story of a Neo-Nazi Teppo, who falls in love with a woman named Sari. He later finds out that Sari’s son from the previous marriage is black. This puts Teppo in trouble with his fellow Neo-Nazis, especially his half-brother Harri.
In addition, Yellow Affair has closed an all rights deal with CAC in South Korea for the film Home.
Maximilian Hult’s film, shot in Iceland and Sweden, is about a misfit city girl who goes to a small town to look for her grandmother.
Producers are Anna G Magnúsdóttir and Anders Granström for LittleBig Productions. The cast features Moa Gammel, Simon J Berger and Anita Wall.