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CANNES 2018 Market

Films Boutique has eight new titles screening at Cannes

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- The Berlin-based international sales agent has an attractive line-up including two Un Certain Regard selections, two Directors' Fortnight titles and two films in the Critics' Week

Films Boutique has eight new titles screening at Cannes
Sextape by Antoine Desrosieres

Films Boutique is set to make quite an entrance this year at the Cannes Film Market, as eight titles on the Berlin-based international sales company's line-up have been selected in the various programmes of the festival, including two in the Official Selection: the Nordic noir Border [+see also:
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(Sweden/Denmark) by Ali Abbasi, about a border guard who becomes obsessed with a possible illegal immigrant, and Antoine Desrosieres' tale of steamy sisterly betrayal Sextape [+see also:
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(France), both competing in Un Certain Regard. 

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The Directors’ Fortnight will open with Birds of Passage [+see also:
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(Colombia/Mexico/Denmark/France) by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra, the Colombian duo behind the multi-award-winning Embrace of the Serpent, which premiered in the same section in 2015, except that Gallego was then the producer of the film. The prestigious parallel section is also presenting Julio Hernández Cordón's Buy Me a Gun (Mexico/Colombia). Films Boutique is showing two features in the Critics' Week as well: Hungarian director Zsófia Szilágyi's debut fiction feature, One Day [+see also:
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(in competition), and the Marseille-set violent teen drama Shéhérazade [+see also:
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by Jean-Bernard Marlin (Special Screening).

The list of Cannes selections that the German sales agent will be touting at the market is rounded off by Swiss helmer Marcel Gisler's gay love versus football-themed Mario [+see also:
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(Cannes Écrans Junior) and by Portuguese director Teresa Villaverde's 2017 Berlin Golden Bear contender Colo [+see also:
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(ACID).

The other titles that Films Boutique has on offer at the Film Market (Riviera G3) include several 2018 Berlinale movies – Mani Haghighi's Pig (Iran), Markus Imhoof's documentary Eldorado [+see also:
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(Switzerland/Germany), Katharina Mückstein's L'animale [+see also:
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(Austria), Tsivia Barkai's Red Cow (Israel) – plus Tolga Karaçelik's Rotterdam- and Sundance-selected Butterflies [+see also:
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(Turkey) and two French productions: Yann Le Quellec's Cornelius, the Howling Miller [+see also:
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, starring Anais DemoustierGustave Kervern and Denis Lavant, as well as Jeremie Guez's SXSW-premiered drama A Bluebird in My Heart.

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