California-based USindependent Wolfe is continuing its expansion into theatrical distribution withthe acquisition of Achim Von Borries' German drama Love In Thoughts which made its world premiere at the Sundance FilmFestival and Spanish director Cesc Gay's latest picture In The City.
The 20 year-old company hasbeen established as a video company of gay and lesbian entertainment but hasrecently started a theatrical arm to release Adored: Diary Of A Porn Star which opened this weekend and Goldfish Memory which is scheduled to open in August.
Love InThoughts which wasproduced by Stefan Arndt and stars Good Bye, Lenin! hearththrob Daniel Bruehl, is the truestory of five German college students whose tangled passions end in murder andsuicide. Wolfe president Maria Lynn and acquisitions and theatricaldistribution consultant Orly Ravid brokered the deal with Arndt for all NorthAmerican rights. The company plans an Autumn release for the film.
In The City, which won a Spanish Goya award for best supportingactor for Eduard Fernandez, is the story of a group of thirty-somethings inBarcelona and the confusion they experience in their traditional lives. Wolfeplans to release the film in early 2005. The deal was made at the Berlin FilmFestival and was negotiated by Ravid and Lynn for Wolfe with Thorsten Schaumannof Bavaria Film.