High Point gears up for Berlin with Having You
- Company has high hopes for Romola Garai, Anna Friel starrer
London-based High Point Media Group is all set for the upcoming European Film Market at the Berlinale after snapping up world rights for bitter-sweet comedy Having You, directed by Sam Hoare and produced by Lucan Toh of Holland Park Pictures and Oliver Roskill of Wigwam Films.
Starring Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated actors, Romola Garai (Atonement [+see also:
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High Point’s Fitzgerald said, “Sharply scripted and boasting top class acting talent, Having You is an absolute gem, combining genuine warmth and humour in a deceptively simple story about big moral choices. We are absolutely delighted to be working with Lucan and Oliver and look forward to announcing the film’s first raft of sales in due course.”
Toh said, “Having You showcases some of the best British talent and has been a fantastic project to work on. We are encouraged by the positive reaction to the film and look forward to an exciting 2013.”
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