Nordicdistributor NonStop Entertainment finished Cannes with a bagful of acquisitionsheaded by Agnes Jaoui's Comme Une Image, which scooped the Palme forbest script.
NonStop will release the Paris-set drama, acquired from StudioCanal, inOctober this year.
FromMedia Asia, it bought Breaking News, the Johnnie To action drama thatwas a late addition to official selection. NonStop took rights in Sweden,Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
FromMyriad Pictures it bought rights covering Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finlandto Silver City, the new John Sayles neo-noir thriller.
It alsobought Thai action drama Beautiful Boxer from Arclight Films, whichlaunched on the market in Berlin. Again NonStop has acquired rights for Sweden,Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Itbought Nordic and Baltic rights to the $20m Gospel Of John fromCinemavault. The film is directed by UK director Philip Saville and narrated byChristopher Plummer.