EastWest Film Distribution has revealed a slew of sales at Busan’s Asian Film Market, led by Gustav Deutsch’s Shirley, Visions of Reality, which has been sold to JinJin Pictures for South Korea and Sky Digi for Taiwan.
The film, which weaves together stories from the life of a fictional actress with Edward Hopper paintings, screened at several festivals including the Berlinale and Karlovy Vary.
The Vienna and London-based sales company has also sold The Closed Circuit, Miss Kicki, Cycle and Yarik to China (Jy Entertainment); Rammbock to Japan (Ayapro); and Miss Kicki to Hong Kong (Edko Films).
Expanding its operations in the Asia-Pacific, EastWest is participating in the Asian Film Market for the first time. Their titles include Never Die Young, a Luxembourg-set “poetic feature” directed by Pol Cruchten with a soundtrack featuring Bob Dylan who watched the film before giving permission to use