Pathe International has picked up worldwide sales rights on Broken Wings, Israel's foreign-language Academy Award entry.

The feature debut of Nir Bergman will make its European premiere in the Panorama section at the Berlin International Film Festival before a market premiere at the AFM.

'This is a very beautiful and moving, up-lifting film with superb performances from an excellent cast," said Pathe International's Alison Thompson.

The story of a family in turmoil after the absurdly accidental death of the father won the Grand Prix at the Tokyo International Film Festival.