29 November 2013 2:48 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marrakech — Per Fly’s “Monica Z” (“Waltz For Monica”) Sweden’s highest-grossing film, is set to travel to a raft of overseas territories.

Deals were unveiled on Friday, the opening day of Marrakech Film Festival, where “Monica Z” will be playing as part of the focus on Scandinavian cinema.

Repped by Svensk Filmindustri, “Monica Z,” a biopic of jazz-singer-turned-thesp Monica Zetterlund, set in the 50s and 60s,  has sold to France (Chrysalis), Japan (Broadmedia Studios), South Korea (Focus & Company), Taiwan (Cineplex), Czech Republic (Film Europe), Estonia (Estinfilm), Greece (Hollywood Entertainment), China (Edko Films) and Turkey (Cinema TV).

 “A new generation has discovered the world and music of Monica Zetterlund which is what I hoped for when starting the project,” said Lena Rehnberg, who produced via Stella Nova Film.

Toplining up-and-comer Edda Magnason, “Monica Z” currently tops the Swedish B.O. with an estimated $6.9 million gross from over half-a-million tickets sold since its Sept. »


- Elsa Keslassy

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