TartanFilms has taken all UK and Ireland rights totwo selections at Cannes 2006, the Pang Brothers' Re-Cycle from Thailand andSarah Watt's Look Both Ways from Australia.

TartanFilms acquired rights to Re-Cycle,written and directed by Oxide and Danny Pang, from Universe Films Distribution.Tartan Films owner Hamish McAlpine pre-bought thefilm at script stage.

"As along time distributor of the Pang Brothers, Tartan would like to congratulatethem on their latest and best film and also for their long overdue recognitionby Cannes," McAlpine said.

The filmstars Angelica Lee, who also starred in Pang project The Eye, with Erik Cheng in the story ofa novelist who finds herself in a hell of discarded ideas. It will play as theclosing night of Directors Fortnight at Cannes.

The dealfor Watt's acclaimed debut feature LookBoth Ways was struck by Laura DeCasto, managing directorof Tartan Films, with and Michael Werner and Wouter Barendrecht of Fortissimo Films.

Look Both Ways, abox-office hit in Australia andwinner of numerous festival prizes, is about intersecting lives during personalcrises.

"Look Both Ways is a wonderfullyuplifting and original romantic comedy," DeCastosaid. "We congratulate Sarah Watt on her success thus far and look forward toreleasing the film ourselves."

The filmhas been a winner at numerous festivals and a box-office hit at home in Australia. It willplay in Cannes Critics Week as a FIPRESCI Revelation of the Year.