Oscar and Palme d'Or winner Volker Schloendorff has joined the band of top name directors now committed to making Ten Minutes Older - The Cello. The film is an ensemble piece that follows Un Certain Regard portmanteau Ten Minutes Older - The Trumpet. The Cello has now been sold to Shapiro for Israel, Artcam for the Czech Republic as well as previously announced sales to the US, Germany, Japan and Italy.