La grande bellezza by Paolo Sorrentino sold in six countries
by Camillo De Marco
- Presented during the festival’s marketplace, the long-awaited film with Toni Servillo will be coming out in Italian theatres on April 11
All it took was a promotional reel presentation by Pathé of La grande bellezza [+see also:
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
film profile] at the European Film Market during the Berlinale for it to be picked up by six different markets: Benelux, Germany, UK, Israel, Greece and Brazil.
The latest, long-awaited film by Paolo Sorrentino is a French Italian coproduction: Indigo Film in collaboration with Medusa Film and in association with the Banca Popolare di Vicenza in Italy, and Babe Films and Pathé in France.
Currently still in its post-production phase, the film was thought up and written by Sorrentino himself with Umberto Contarello. It is set in Rome where it was filmed in its entirety. It stars Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi and Galatea Ranzi. Its Italian release date has been set for April 11, 2013.
(Translated from Italian)
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