Stockholm-basedinternational sales agent NonStop Sales has struck a multi-picture deal withVancouver-based Irreverent Media Ltd.
The slate deal includes TheBestRestaurant in the World. Ever, starring Bruno Ganz with THINKFilm to distribute in Canada; TheLight-house starring Kevin Zegers,Ryan Reynolds, Henry Czerny and Ewen Bremner; and mockumentary Gay Like Me', also with THINKFilm. The deal, which was initiatedat the Berlinale, was brokered by NonStop's Michael Werner and IML's TomO'Brien.
The British Columbia-based producersare also underway with co-ventures My Italian 'Cafe, Bella Luna and Dim Sum Funeral."We're very excited to have the opportunity to work with everyone atNonStop, as they have a keen sense of the international marketplace, and a haveshown themselves to be quite adept at embracing English-language fare to theirline-up," O'Brien said.
"The Irreverent slateof films is a perfect addition to our line-up. We are thrilled to be 'workingwith Tom O'Brien and his team to bring these great projects to theinternational 'marketplace," said NonStop Sales's Michael Werner.