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Princess of the Sun


- A French/Hungarian/Belgian co-production

Princess of the Sun

Produced by French outfit Belokan Productions and co-produced by Hungary’s Cinemon (15%) and Belgian outfit Y.C. Aligator Film (15%), Princess of the Sun [+see also:
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was made on a €5.3m budget.

Backing for the film came from Eurimages (€580,000) and France 3 Cinéma (€450,000, 50% each in co-production and pre-sales), Canal + and CinéCinéma (pre-sales). The project also received development funding from the Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), as well as subsidies from the MEDIA Programme and France’s film and television producers’ organisation, PROCIREP.

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Distributed in France and sold internationally by Rezo Films (also co-producer at 15%), Princess of the Sun opens in French theatres on April 4 and will have a same-day release in Switzerland through JMH.

Other territories to have snapped up the title include Belgium (Cinéart-Cinélibre); Scandinavia (Scanbox Entertainment ); Greece (Odeon S.A. ); Italy (RAI); Bulgaria (Tandem); Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia (Tuck); Portugal; Turkey; Russia (Paradise); the Middle East; Brazil; South Korea; Taiwan; Indonesia; India; China; and, of course, its co-producer, Hungary.

Negotiations for Spain are in their final phase and are well underway for Germany and the US.

(Translated from French)

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