Spain's Sogepaq has picked up international rights to SanSebastian competition title Roma fromveteran Argentine director Adolfo Aristarain.
The film joins Sogepaq's fall slate, headlined by AlejandroAmenabar's much-anticipated drama Out ToSea (Mar Adentro) starring Javier Bardem, and Alex de la Iglesia's newblack comedy Ferpect Crime (CrimenFerpecto).
A tale spanning 50 years, Roma follows an aging writer's recollection of his youth in BuenosAires and his special relationship with his mother. The film, which stars JuanDiego Botto (The Dancer Upstairs), isa co-production of Spain's Tesela and Aristarain. Alta Films distributes inSpain.
Aristarain won San Sebastian's top Golden Shell award in1992 with A Place In The World (Un LugarEn El Mundo).