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London-based sales agency Film Republic has picked up the international rights, excluding Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Ukraine, to the Slovak-Ukrainian coproduction “The Line,” which has its world premiere in the competition selection at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival.
The first official co-production between Slovakia and Ukraine, “The Line” tells the story of a head of a family whose business — smuggling cigarettes across the Slovak-Ukrainian border — is jeopardized by the imminent extension to the Schengen Area border. It is the fourth feature by Slovakia’s Peter Bebjak, a regular on the festival circuit, whose past titles are “Apricot Island” (2011), “Evil” (2012), and “The Cleaner” (2015).
“The Line” is produced by Wanda Adamik Hrycova from Wandal Production in Slovakia, whose credits include “Colette” (2013, Czech Republic/Slovakia, directed by Milan Cieslar), coproducer Andrey Yermak from Ukrainian production outfit Garnet Intl. Media Group, with the participation of executive producer Ilann Girard from Paris’ Arsam Intl., whose credits include “Renaissance, »
- Leo Barraclough
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