SpringInternational in Taiwan and Barbarian Turk in Turkey are the latest companiesto buy Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski's award-winning Born Into Brothels,which has an Oscar nomination this year for best documentary feature.

AndrewHerwitz of The Film Sales Company, which is selling the film here, is reportingintense buyer interest in the documentary which explores how Briski transformedthe lives of the children of prostitutes in Calcutta's Red Light district.

THINKFilmhas domestic rights to Brothels, which has grossed $0.33m to date.Herwitz says a theatrical and video deal is imminent in the UK; the BBC has TVrights.