NonStop picks up eight new titles
by Annika Pham
Debra Granik’s thriller Winter’s Bone, winner of Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize, was acquired from Fortissimo Film Sales for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic countries. Julie Delpy’s English-language 2 Days in New York, the follow-up to her box office hit 2 Days in Paris [+see also:
interview: Christophe Mazodier
interview: Julie Delpy
film profile], was acquired from Rezo Films for Scandinavia and Iceland. Currently in production, the film will be delivered for Cannes 2011.
Oskar Roehler's Jew Süss: Rise & Fall [+see also:
film profile], which screened in competition at the 60th Berlinale, was picked up from TF1 International for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic states. Exam, the horror film by UK filmmaker Stuart Hazeldine (nominated this year for a BAFTA as Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer) was picked up for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic states from Independent Film Sales.
Adam Resurrected [+see also:
film profile] by acclaimed American writer-director Paul Schrader was acquired for Scandinavia. The film starring Jeff Goldblum and Willem Dafoe focuses on Adam Stein, a charismatic patient at a mental institution for Holocaust survivors in Israel who can read minds.
Cannes 2009 competition title Vincere [+see also:
interview: Cannes 2009 Marco Bellocchio
interview: Filippo Timi - actor
film profile] by renowned Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio was acquired from Celluloid Dreams for Scandinavia; Matt Tyrnauer’s documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor was acquired from Submarine Entertainment for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic states; Big Fan by Robert Siegel, the writer of The Wrestler, was acquired for Scandinavia from Sierra Pictures; and The Firm, UK filmmaker Nick Love’s coming-of-age film set in the '80s world of football hooligans, was acquired from Protagonist Pictures for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltic states.
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