Munich-based sales company Telepool is lining up four market premieres at the forthcoming European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin next month.

The titles having their international market premieres are:

* Peter Kahane's family film Red Zora, starring Mario Adorf, Ben Becker und Dominique Horwitz and newcomer Lina Reusse, which will be released by Universal Pictures in Germany this week on 300 prints;

* Martin Duffy's The Summer of the Flying Saucer, with Robbie Sheehan, Dan Colley and Hugh O'Conner, about a teenager's dull life on an Irish farm in 1967 interrupted by aliens;

* Rainer Kaufmann's adaptation of Martin Walser's bestselling novel Runaway Horse, starring Katja Riemann, Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Noethen and Petra Schmidt-Schaller, who was awarded the Newcomer Actress Prize at the 2007 Bavarian Film Awards for her performance;

* Dror Moreh's documentary Sharon about Ariel Sharon's Disengagement Plan, screening in the Panorama Dokumente strand;

In addition, there will be market screenings of Rudolf Schweiger's Kosovo war drama Snipers Alley and Maggie Peren's comedy Special Escort as well as the presentation of new trailers for Stefan Ruzowitzky's family entertainment film Lilly The Witch and the CGI -animated film Niko & The Way to the Stars which Telepool has already sold to more than 100 territories.

Based from an office in the Grand Hotel Hyatt, Telepool will also be selling selected territories for Peter Flinth's Scandinavian medieval adventure film Arn - The Knight Templar which has been a local hit in Sweden.

Another two titles in Telepool's EFM portfolio are:

Tom Schreiber's South American-set adventure drama Dr Aleman starring The Counterfeiters' August Diehl as a German med student living in the fast lane during an exchange in Columbia (in post-production)


Marleen Gorris's adaptation of Evgenia Ginzburg's autobiography Within The Whirlwind about the writer's 10 years spent in a Siberian gulag. UK actress Emily Watson has been cast in the lead opposite The Lives Of Others' Ulrich Tukur in the German-Polish-Belgian co-production.