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Canne ’15: Beta Cinema’s ‘Ghosthunters’ & ‘Umrika’ Among Hot Sellers at Marché du Film

Canne '15: Beta Cinema’s 'Ghosthunters' & 'Umrika' Among Hot Sellers at Marché du Film

Beta Cinema’s International Market Premiere “Ghosthunters on Icy Trails” and Sundance Audience Award-winning “Umrika” lead the company’s sales at the Marché du Film in Cannes. Among the
early buyers for the family entertainment feature “Ghosthunters on Icy Trails
were Eone (USA/Canada), Altitude Distribution (UK),
Transmission (Australia/New Zealand), Notorious (Italy),
Gulf Film (Middle East), New Guys (Israel), Medyavizyon (Turkey),
Pratama Films
(Malaysia/Indonesia/Singapore) and Blitz (former

Starring Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”) and Tony Revolori (“Dope”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”), Prashant Nair’s Indian feature “Umrika
was sold to

France (ARP Selection), German Speaking Territories
(Ascot Elite), Australia/New Zealand (Vendetta Films), South Korea
(Focus Entertainment),
Poland (Aurora Films), Portugal (Outsider Films), Taiwan
(Swallow Wings), Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film) and Israel (New

Oliver Hirschbiegel’s Berlinale official selection entry “13 Minutes,”
nominated for seven German Film Awards, goes to Portugal
(Outsider Films), Turkey (Fabula Films), Former
Yugoslavia (Blitz), Taiwan (Swallow Wings), Singapore (Lighthouse
Pictures) and Hong Kong
(First Distributors).

Berlinale competition entry and Romanian # 1-box-office hit “Aferim!” by Radu Jude was acquired by France (Eurozoom), Poland
(Aurora Films), Hungary (Mozinet), Taiwan (Swallow Wings) and Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film).

Giulio Ricciarelli’s “Labyrinth of Lies,”
which was released in France at the end of April and made more than
150.000 visitors
within its first two weeks, was picked up by Aurora for
Poland, Blitz for Former Yugoslavia and DDDream for China. In the family
section, the Enid Blyton adaptation “The Famous Five 4” goes to Benelux (Just Films), “Bibi & Tina II” to Benelux (just4kids) and Turkey (Medyavizyon) and the animated feature “The Little Medic
to Turkey (Özen Film).

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