Tot Media bought the film for Spain, CCV for Scandinavia, All Interactive Distribution for Australia, Epelpol for Poland, Video Filmes for Brazil, Teleview International for the Middle East, Paradiso forBenelux, AQS for the Czech Republic, J-Bics for Thailand, Empire Video for Romania and Mars Produksiyon for Turkey. Seville Pictures is releasing the film in Canada.
In a statement, Seville vice-president for international sales Anick Poirier said the film was the subject of several bidding wars at Berlin. 'Poor Boy's Game is an intelligent, compelling drama with strong performances. The buyers saw the potential of the film immediately.'
Damon D'Oliveira, who produced alongside Virgo and Chaz Thorne through their production respective companies, Conquering Lion Pictures and Standing 8 Productions, added: 'The Berlinale is proving to be a very fertile launching point both critically and commercially for high-end specialized titles,'