Cineclick Asia had a busymarket selling two horror titles to France's Wild Side Films - Hanzel And Gretel, directed by YimPil-sung (Antartic Journal), and Mommy's Risen, a co-production betweenCineclick and Blue Storm. Meanwhile, Thailand's J-bics picked up a package ofKim Tae-yong's quirky family drama FamilyTies; melodrama Love Me Not,starring Moon Geun-young, and San Sebastian entry The Old Garden by Im Sang-soo.
Korean sales company iHQpre-sold Thursday's Child to Hwa Yeafor Malaysia and Brunei and Queen Films for Indonesia. Queen Films also acquired iHQ's Gangster High, Shadowless Sword and My GirlAnd I. Meanwhile, A Day For An Affair was sold to Thailand's J-bics.
Korea's Lotte Entertainment sold Arang to Thailand's Connect, Taiwan's Talai and Germany's Splendid. The company, which established aninternational sales operation earlier this year, also sold Holiday to Splendid and Thailand's J-bics.
Among Japanese sellers,Toei Co sold Memories OfTomorrow, starring Ken Watanabe in his first leading role, to Korea's Keowon. TBS sold Nada Sou Sou: Tears For You to Korea.
French distributor PrettyPictures bought all French-speaking rights in Europe to Chinese film Tuya's Marriagefrom China Film Promotion International. Directed by Wang Auan An, the Mongolian-set drama stars Chinese actress Yu Nanwhose credits include The Story of Ermeiand Karim Dridi's Fureur.
Taiwan's Serenity Entertainment International acquired AndrewLau and Alan Mak's Confession Of Pain from Hong Kong's MediaAsia. Meanwhile, strategic partner Three Dots Entertainment sold gay-themeddrama Eternal Summer, which played inthe New Currents competition, to Hong Kong's EdkoFilms.
In addition to buying fourKorean titles, Indonesia's Queen Films, the distribution arm of start-upexhibitor Blitz Cinemas, acquired GhostGame from Hong Kong's Golden Network Asia.
France's Wild Side Films has acquired French rights toSingaporean writer-director Roy Lim's UntoldBeauty, the debut project of two start-up production houses from Singapore, Rebel Productions and Shooting Gallery MotionPictures. The acquisition marks thefirst pre-sale of an independent Singapore film to a major territory.
European sales companiesalso concluded some deals in the market: Germany's MDC International sold Christmas Tree Upside Down to Korea, Schultze Got The Blues to Japan and two titles, Love Sick and Master, to Taiwan. Russia's RFG Rospo Film Group sold Velvet Revolution to Korea and Taiwan.
Among UK sellers, High Point Films sold Dutch horror film Slaughter Night and German psychologicalthriller Under TheIce, which screens at the upcoming AFI Fest, to Thailand's Dai Film. Celsius sold Paris Je T'aime to Thailand and Indonesia.