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DISTRIBUTION Germany

Prokino takes its pick from Cannes official selection

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Munich-based distribution company Prokino, which has always focused on quality European cinema and in particular titles selected at Cannes (from Hidden [+see also:
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to Persepolis [+see also:
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and Gomorrah [+see also:
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), has bought the rights to three prominent European productions shown at the latest Cannes Film Festival.

These include Alejandro González Iñárritu’s drama Biutiful [+see also:
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, which was shot in Barcelona and earned Best Actor for the remarkable Javier Bardem.

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Prokino has also picked up the rights to the latest works by two UK masters: Mike Leigh’s Another Year [+see also:
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, which was one of the competition favourites, and Stephen Frears’s delightfully light-hearted Tamara Drewe [+see also:
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, which screened out of competition.

The exact release dates for these films have not yet been decided, but they should hit German screens in the first quarter of next year.

(Translated from French)

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