by Fabien Lemercier
Produced by Diaphana who will release the film in France on August 9 2006, The Page Turner [+see also:
interview: Denis Dercourt
interview: Michel Saint-Jean
film profile] was made with a €3.07m budget, including co-production funding from Les Films à Un Dollar and France 3 Cinéma (€450,000, including a €225,000 pre-sales agreement), backing from Sofica Soficinéma, French tax credit funding and a pre-sales agreement from Canal + and Ciné Cinéma.
Sold internationally by Films Distribution, The Page Turner was bought at the 2006 Cannes Film Market by the United Kingdom and Ireland by Artificial Eye, Italy (Mikado), Benelux (Lumière), Switzerland (Agora Films), Greece (Filmtrade), Germany (Alamode Film), Austria (Filmladen), Scandinavia (Cinema Mondo), the US (Tartan), Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Korea, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Singapore and Malaysia. The film is expected to complete its sales for Eastern Europe and remaining territories in South America at Toronto, where the film has been selected to compete.
(Translated from French)