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CANNES 2018 Market

BIM is due to distribute the Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters in Italy

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- CANNES 2018: Lucky Red has acquired the rights to the Jury Prize winner Capharnaüm at Cannes Market, while Academy Two has bought the rights to At War by Stéphane Brizé

BIM is due to distribute the Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters in Italy
Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda

BIM is due to distribute Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner Shoplifters in Italy. The company, managed by Antonio Medici, bought the distribution rights to the Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's film at the Film Market, along with the rights to the thriller The Unthinkable by the Swedish collective Crazy Pictures and the TV film The Spinning Man by Simon Kaijser, starring Pierce Brosnan and Guy Pearce.

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Lucky Red acquired the rights to the Jury Prize winner Capharnaüm [+see also:
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at the Film Market, the new filmby Nadine Labaki sold by Wild Bunch. The opening film Everybody Knows [+see also:
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by Asghar Farhadi, which was co-produced by the Italian company will also be distributed in Italy, as well as Cold War [+see also:
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by Pawel Pawlikowski, which received the Director's Award at Cannes.

Academy Two has won the rights to At War [+see also:
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by Stéphane Brizé, presented in competition, Birds of Passage [+see also:
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byCiro Guerra and Cristina Gallego - the opening film at the Directors' Fortnight and Sir [+see also:
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, the romantic comedy by the Indian director Rohena Gera, presented at the Critics' Week, where it won the Fondazione Gan alla Diffusione Award. All three titles will be released during the subsequent film season. 

Among Notorious Pictures' seven acquisitions are Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which certainly stands out and is written and produced by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro, based on the novel of the same name by Alvin Schwartz. The Rome-based company managed by Guglielmo Marchetti also opted for the biopic Judy by Rupert Goold, in which Renée Zellweger plays Judy Garland, A Private War by Matthew Heineman, starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci – based on the life of the war reporter Marie Colvin – the "romantic dramedy" Five Feet Apart by Justin Baldoni, the family comedy Dog Days by Ken Marino, starring Eva Longoria, the thriller Charlie Johnson In The Flames, directed by Tarik Saleh and starring Liam Neeson, and the French animated film Terra Willy by Eric Tosti.

I Wonder also enhanced its price list at Cannes, acquiring the French comedy, Le Brio [+see also:
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, from Pathé starring Camélia Jordana and Daniel Auteuilanddirected by Yvan Attal, and Promise at Dawn [+see also:
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by Eric Barbier, adapted from the autobiographical novel by Romain Gary. It's also acquired the rights to the new film by Olivier Assayas, Non-Fiction, a comedy starring Juliette Binoche, as well as Overgod by the Brazilian director Gabriel Mascaro and We the Animals by Jeremiah Zagar, which was awarded the Next Innovator Award at the most recent edition of the Sundance Film Festival. I Wonder is also a distributor of documentaries and opted for To the Four Winds [+see also:
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by Michel Toesca, sold by Jour2Fete, with a special screening at Cannes Film Festival, Matangi/Maya/MIA. [+see also:
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, biopic on the MIA pop star directed by Stephen Loveridge, and The Eyes Of Orson Welles [+see also:
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by Mark Cousins – both of which are in Dogwoof’s price list. I Wonder also purchased a documentary with animation sequences, Flee by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, McQueen [+see also:
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by Ian Bonhôte, about the stylist Alexander McQueen, Luther and His Legacy, directed by Peter Greenaway, on the life and legacy of Martin Luther, and The Greenaway Alphabet, directed by the wife of the great Welsh director, Saskia Boddeke.

(Translated from Italian)

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