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International Sales Agent of the Day: Insomnia World Sales

International Sales Agent of the Day: Insomnia World Sales

INSOMNIA WORLD SALES
50 bis rue de la Mare, 75020 Paris, FRANCE
Phone : +33(0) 1 43 58 08 04 –
Fax: +33(0) 1 43 58 09 32
www.insomnia-sales.com

INSOMNIA WORLD SALES is a member of TV FRANCE INTERNATIONAL

WEDNESDAY 18th MAY

10:00 AM / PALAIS G

WORLD MARKET PREMIERE

PULSAR tells about modern technology and how it can change a man’s life.

PULSAR – a film by Alex Stockman from INSOMNIA World Sales on Vimeo.

Samuel, a Brussels-based pharmaceutical courier, waves goodbye to his girlfriend when she leaves Belgium for a prestigious internship in New York city. Shortly after, his computer gets hacked. And when the mysterious hacker seems to be intentionally screwing up Samuel’s life and his relationship, paranoia kicks in.

After its world premiere in Locarno last year, the feature film was selected at AFI Film Festival Los Angeles, Palm Springs International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Bergamo IFF. At the Filmfest Hamburg, PULSAR won the Film Critics’ Award

« The film is a virtual one-man show (…); starts to recall Francis Ford Coppola’s film, The Conversation » The Hollywood Reporter

Feature Film / Romantic Comedy / Spain / 2010 / 78 min / Color / HD FORMAT 2.35 SCOPE

English Original version

In the tradition of British comedies like Love Actually, Notting Hill or Bridget Jones Diary, THE SYMMETRY OF LOVE is full of witty dialogues, funny situations and quirky characters making a solid urban comedy about the mid-thirties crisis.

directed by Aitor Gaizka

Feature Film / Drama / Bosnia & Herzegovina / 2010 / 95 min / Color / HD FORMAT 1.77

Serbian & Croatian Original version / English subtitles

SEVDAH FOR KARIM portrays the lives of a group of Bosnian minesweepers lead a life of deprivation. One day they are offered work in Iraq to help the US troops.The job pays well and most of them are enthusiastic at the prospect despite the risks. But for the Muslim Karim, the job presents also a tough moral challenge as he struggles to reconcile his spiritual values with unsavory deeds.

Feature Film / Thriller/Action / Serbia & Montenegro / 2011 / 107 min / Color / HD FORMAT 2.35 Scope

Bosnian Original version / English subtitles

A paranormal thriller about a commando unit that starts tearing itself other apart just days after the end of the Balkan War.

The year is 1995. A small engineering squad has welcomed Dayton Agreement in mountains, not far from the ruins of a local factory that was destroyed in combat. In that strange atmosphere, the squad finds a walled-in basement in ruins of the factory – and in it a man, which quietly sits behind a desk, next to an ashtray filled with cigarette buds, as if he was actually waiting for them. Pandora’s Box is opening…

« Strong performances, some witty dialogue and a genuinely ominous atmosphere keep viewers engrossed » THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

« An intellectually stimulating film full of shudders and suspense » CINEUROPA

INSOMNIA World Sales will attend CANNES FILM MARKET

from May 12th to 19th

upon the EUROPEAN UNION – MEDIA PAVILLION n°123 – VILLAGE INTERNATIONAL

Managing Directors’ Ms Stephanie ROUX and Mr Luc NTONGA will be glad to meet you there to present you our latest acquisitions :

Feel free to schedule a meeting. Email at : contact@insomnia-sales.com

Feature Film / Drama / Austria & Germany / 2010 / 78 min / Color / HD FORMAT 1.77

German Original version / English subtitled version

HEADSHOTS charts the course of the “young creative class” in Berlin, where life is your career, love is sexual convenience, and happiness measured by degrees of cynical detachment. Marianne, a thirty years old photographer, begins to look at things anew after discovering that she is pregnant. Then things go haywire when a model dies after a photo shoot…

Feature Film / Drama / Philippines / 2010 / 84 min / Color / 1.66

Filipino & Tagalog Original version / English subtitles

Through the moving story of Lizette, a seller of pirated DVDs who decides to sell her kidney to a wealthy Arabian kidney patient In her desire to work abroad, DONOR shows how the high demand for kidneys prods people to search for legal loopholes.

Feature Film / Drama / Turkey / 201& / 82 min / Color / HD FORMAT 2.35 SCOPE

Turkish Original version / English subtitles

WHITE AS SNOW is a delicate drama about 9-year-old Hasan who must care for his younger siblings and supplement his mother’s income by selling hot drinks to weary winter travelers. Struggling to survive a cold winter’s day, one hour at a time, he shows us how our lives are all connected to one another.

WHITE AS SNOW – a film directed by Selim Gunes from INSOMNIA World Sales on Vimeo.

Feature Film / Drama / UK / 2010 / 93 min / Color / HD FORMAT 1.77

English Original version

JUST INES takes the audience on a deeply personal journey into the life of Tom Jackson. Tom is perceived as having everything: a great career, a beautiful wife – an ideal life. But behind this facade of perfection, Tom is living a lie. When his wife threatens to leave him, Tom’s tightly wound composure finally cracks with dramatic consequences. By now his life, as he knew it, is gone forever…

AWARDS : SOFIA IFF 2011 – JURY SPECIAL AWARD / ANTALYA IFF 2011 – BEST MUSIC AWARD // 7 festivals selections worldwide

FESTIVALS : Belgrade IFF 2011 (competition) / Cairo IFF 2011 (competition) / Mannheim IFF 2011 (competition)

AWARDS : BRUSSELS IFF 2010 – BEST FILM AWARD & BEST ACTRESS AWARD // 6 festivals selections worldwide

FESTIVALS : Sarajevo IFF 2010 / Goteborg IFF 2011

FESTIVALS : International Film Festival Rotterdam (competition) / Viennale IFF 2011 (competition) / Diagonal 2011 / Buenos Aires IFF 2011

AWARDS : ZARAGOSA IFF 2010 – BEST FILM AWARD // 8 festivals selections worldwide

AWARDS : HAMBURG IFF 2010 – FILM CRITIC’S AWARD // 4 festivals selections worldwide

TUESDAY 17th MAY

8:30 PM / ARCADES 3

EXCLUSIVE MARKET SCREENING

Feature Film / Drama / Croatia & France / 2010

80 min / Color / 1.77

Croatian, French & English Original version / English subtitles

2 SUNNY DAYS deals with people living a so called safe life and then find themselves in trouble once outside their usual environment

Peter and Martina are vacationing on the Adriatic Sea to overcome the differences in their relationship. However, they are about to experience a vacation that is anything but quiet and intimate. Soon they will be embroiled in tension, arguments and emotional isolations, with Martina flirting with a handsome tour guide, and Peter’s nerves increasingly on edge. All this turmoil ultimately draws them into a life-or-death situation.

Cast: Bristol POMEROY, Maya SANSA, Leon LUCEV, Christian MARIN, Michael ABITEBOUL and Sylvia KRISTEL («Emmanuelle»)

FESTIVALS : Cottbus IFF 2010 / Utrecht IFF 2010 / Linz IFF 2010 / Sofia IFF 2011 / Belgrade IFF 2011 / Warsaw IFF 2011

Luc NTONGA
Managing Director
INSOMNIA World Sales
50 bis rue de la Mare
75020 Paris France
Tel: +33 1 43 58 08 04
Fax: +33 1 43 58 09 32
www.insomnia-sales.com

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