Beta Cinema’s International Market Premiere "Ghosthunters on Icy Trails" and Sundance Audience Award-winning "Umrika
" lead the company’s sales at the Marché du Film in Cannes. Among the early buyers for the family entertainment feature "Ghosthunters on Icy Trails" were Eone (USA/Canada), Altitude Distribution (UK), Transmission (Australia/New Zealand), Notorious (Italy), Gulf Film (Middle East), New Guys (Israel), Medyavizyon (Turkey), Pratama Films (Malaysia/Indonesia/Singapore) and Blitz (former Yugoslavia).
Starring Suraj Sharma
(“Life of Pi
”) and Tony Revolori
”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”), Prashant Nair
’s Indian feature "Umrika
" was sold to France (Arp Selection), German Speaking Territories (Ascot Elite), Australia/New Zealand (Vendetta Films), South Korea (Focus Entertainment), Poland (Aurora Films), Portugal (Outsider Films), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film) and Israel (New Cinema).Oliver Hirschbiegel
’s Berlinale official selection entry "13 Minutes," nominated for seven German Film Awards, goes to Portugal (Outsider Films), Turkey (Fabula Films), Former Yugoslavia (Blitz), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Singapore (Lighthouse Pictures) and Hong Kong (First Distributors).
Berlinale competition entry and Romanian # 1-box-office hit "Aferim!" by Radu Jude
was acquired by France (Eurozoom), Poland (Aurora Films), Hungary (Mozinet), Taiwan (Swallow Wings) and Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film).Giulio Ricciarelli
’s "Labyrinth of Lies," which was released in France at the end of April and made more than 150.000 visitors within its first two weeks, was picked up by Aurora for Poland, Blitz for Former Yugoslavia and DDDream for China. In the family
entertainment section, the Enid Blyton
adaptation "The Famous Five 4" goes to Benelux (Just Films), "Bibi & Tina II" to Benelux (just4kids) and Turkey (Medyavizyon) and the animated feature "The Little Medic" to Turkey (Özen Film