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iW NEWS | Strand Takes Trapero's "Lion's Den"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 7, 2008 at 12:4AM

Strand Releasing has announced another deal today, this one for U.S. rights to Pablo Trapero's Brazilian, Argentine and Korean co-production, "Lion's Den," the Argentinean entry for foreign language consideration at the Academy Awards. A Cannes Film Festival debut, the drama is described as the story of "a young, beautiful college student who is imprisoned after being convicted for a murder [who] discovers that she is pregnant while incarcerated." It was produced by Matanza Cine, Cineclick Asia (Fantom), Patagonik, and co-produced by Videofilms with the support of INCAA-ProgrammaIbermedia.  It was executive produced by Martina Gusman, associateproduced by Juan Pablo Galli, Alejandro Cacetta and Juan Vera. Producers are Trapero and Youngjoo Suh and co-producer Waltes Salles. Strand's Jon Gerrans made the deal with Youngjoo Suh from Fine Cut. [Eugene Hernandez]
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Strand Releasing has announced another deal today, this one for U.S. rights to Pablo Trapero's Brazilian, Argentine and Korean co-production, "Lion's Den," the Argentinean entry for foreign language consideration at the Academy Awards. A Cannes Film Festival debut, the drama is described as the story of "a young, beautiful college student who is imprisoned after being convicted for a murder [who] discovers that she is pregnant while incarcerated." It was produced by Matanza Cine, Cineclick Asia (Fantom), Patagonik, and co-produced by Videofilms with the support of INCAA-Programma
Ibermedia
.  It was executive produced by Martina Gusman, associate
produced by Juan Pablo Galli, Alejandro Cacetta and Juan Vera. Producers are Trapero and Youngjoo Suh and co-producer Waltes Salles. Strand's Jon Gerrans made the deal with Youngjoo Suh from Fine Cut. [Eugene Hernandez]

This article is related to: World Cinema, Acquisitions