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BERLINALE 2011 EFM / Italy-UK

Fandango Portobello sells Salt to 13 territories

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Fandango Portobello, the London-based sales company founded in 2008 by producers Domenico Procacci and Eric Abraham, has sold The Salt of Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Gianni di Gregorio
film profile
]
to 13 countries, including France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Australia and Israel, and is wrapping negotiations with the US and Canada.

Written and directed by Gianni Di Gregorio, who also stars, the film screened in the Special section of the Berlinale to a very warm reception from audiences. It furthermore got favourable reviews from Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Screen International and The Guardian.

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The line-up of the company run by Janine Gold also includes Whateverly [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
film profile
]
by Italy’s Giulio Manfredonia and The Forgiveness of Blood [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by American director Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace), which is a co-production between Albania, the USA, Denmark and Italy.

Produced by BiBi Film in collaboration with RAI Cinema and distributed in Italy since mid-February by 01 Distribution, The Salt of Life has been invited to numerous festivals, as was the case with the 2008 debut feature of the 60-something Di Gregorio, Mid-August Lunch [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
.

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(Translated from Italian)

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