Hot Toronto title Twelve And Holding, directed byMichael Cuesta, has sold to several major territories, including the UK, Franceand Australia.

Handled internationally by Fortissimo Films, the drama is aboutthree 12-year-olds on the cusp of becoming teenagers who cope in different wayswith the death of a companion.

With a notable performance by young actor Zoe Weizenbaum,soon to appear in Memoirs Of A Geisha, and adult leads includingAnnabella Sciorra and Linus Roache, Twelve and Holding has been pickedup by Redbus for the UK, Diaphana in France and Village Roadshow for Australia,New Zealand, Greece and Singapore. Gussi has come on board for Mexico and ArtFilm for Brazil.

Other territories concluded by Fortissimo include UnitedKing for Israel, Lusomundo for Portugal and A-Films for Benelux. Deals for theUS and Italy are expected to be finalised shortly.