UK based sales oufit TheWorks has unveiled a string of deals completed at this month's AFM.
- John Hillcoat's TheProposition, which is currently shooting in Australia, closed a pre-sale at the AFM with Triangelfilm forScandinavia. The film has also beensold to Columbia TriStar for Australia and New Zealand, A Film for Benelux andTartan Film Distribution for the UK. Written by cult musician and novelist NickCave, the film stars Guy Pearce, Danny Huston, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson andDavid Wenham.
- Gillies MacKinnon's TaraRoad, which is filming in Ireland, sold to Prooptiki for Greece andCyprus. Pre-sales have also beenconcluded with BVI for Ireland and Telemunchen for Germany, Austria, Italy andEastern Europe. Tara Road starsAndie MacDowell, Olivia Williams, Iain Glen, Stephen Rea and Brenda Fricker.
- Pawel Pawlikowski's MySummer Of Love also racked up further sales with Ecofilmes for Portugal,Budapest Film for Hungary, Intersonic for the Czech and Slovak Republics andBest Film for Poland.
- Erik Van Looy's TheAlzheimer Case - the official Belgian Oscar entry - was sold toFlins & Piniculas for Spain & Andorra.
- Olivier Assayas's Clean,winner of best actress for Maggie Cheung at Cannes, sold to Palm Pictures for the U.S. and the Caribbean, Lumiere for Benelux,Stadtkino for Austria, PCV for Greece & Cyprus, Istituto Luce for Italy,LNK for Portugal, Telexcel for Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay & Chile,Imovision for Brazil, Edko for Hong Kong, Sponge for Korea, Golden Village forSingapore, Spring Cinemas for Taiwan, Intersonic for Hungary and the Czech& Slovak Republics.
- Paolo Sorrentino's TheConsequences Of Love has been picked up by Cinemien for Benelux andArtificial Eye for the UK.
- Matteo Garrone's BerlinFilm Festival 2004 competition contender Primo Amore has been sold toStrand Releasing for North America.
- Michael Winterbottom's Code46, starring Tim Robbins and Samantha Morton, has been sold to NonStopEntertainment for Scandinavia and Iceland.