South Korea's With Cinema has bought a pair of pictures fromDenmark's Trust Film Sales.
After a fierce bidding contest it secured ThomasVinterberg's Dear Wendy, scripted byLars von Trier, and the animated puppet drama Strings. It also bought Kevin Spacey's $25m Bobby Darin biopic
Scandinavian film and TV distributor Blizz Entertainment hasacquired all home entertainment and television rights to Marilyn's Man from ITN Distribution. The film is a documentary thatseeks to debunk many of the Marilyn Monroe myths.
Separately, Trust Film Sales sold Dear Wendy to Monopol Pathe for Switzerland, Golem for Spain andEagle Pictures for Italy. Johnnie To's PTUwas picked up for Italy by CEC, the company that programmed the policethriller at the Udine Fesetival of Far East Film and is now branching intodistribution. International sales are handled by Hong Kong's Mei AhEntertainment.