The Works International has taken on several new films ahead of Cannes.

They include Directors Fortnight title Chop Shop, from Man Push Cart director Ramin Bahrani. The story follows a young immigrant boy who works in a New York junkyard. Lisa Muskat produced with Marc Turtletaub and Jeb Brody of Big Beach.

Cinetic is handling North American sales on Chop Shop.

The Works is also handling sales for Oliver Hodge's Garbage Warrior, about the renegade sustainable housing architect Michael Reynolds. Rachel Wexler produced.

Other titles The Works International is representing in Cannes include Ragnar Bragason's Parents, a companion piece to his film Children; Sarah Gavron's Brick Lane; and Andrew Piddington's The Killing Of John Lennon.