RoadsideAttractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have jointly acquired North Americanrights to Eytan Fox's political thriller Walk On Water.

The picture, a hit at Berlin this year, is the follow-upto Fox's worldwide success, Yossi And Jagger.

The story centreson an Israeli assassin who goes undercover as a tour guide in order to trackdown his target, an elderly Nazi war criminal.

Lior Ashkenaziand Knut Bergen star and the picture is due to be released in the US thisautumn.

The deal wasnegotiated by Peter Goldwyn, director of acquisitions for Samuel Goldwyn Films,and Hengameh Panahi of Celluloid Dreams.