Spain's Aurum Producciones has picked up international rights to Malaga Film Festival best actress prize winner Lazaro's Girlfriend (La Novia De Lazaro) from director Fernando Merinero.

Under head of international sales Mocha Aguilar, Aurum will screen Lazaro and other recent pick-ups, Miguel Albaladejo's Resentment (Rencor) and Miguel Angel Sanchez's thriller Liable To Burn (Arderas Conmigo), at Cannes.

Lazaro's Claudia Rojas scooped the best actress award at Malaga for her partly improvised performance of a Cuban immigrant forced to struggle against odds to make ends meet in Spain.