Three aces for Kinology
by Fabien Lemercier
03/05/2012 - With three titles on show in the various Cannes selections, Parisian international sales agency Kinology, led by Grégoire Melin, is among the potential grand winners of the Film Market at the upcoming 65th Cannes Film Festival (May 16 to 27).
Kinology will complete already quite substantial sales for Canadian-French co-production Cosmopolis [trailer] (photo) by David Cronenberg (read the article), a film to be officially screened in the festival’s competition on Friday, May 25. The French company is also set to benefit from the spotlight on American production The We and the I [trailer] by French filmmaker Michel Gondry (read the news) when it opens the Directors’ Fortnight on Thursday, May 17. Finally, Kinology’s line-up will be present all over the festival as Augustine [trailer] by Alice Winocour (read the article) will be unveiled in a special screening at the Critics’ Week.
At the market, an exclusive promo reel will be shown for Fly me to the Moon by Pascal Chaumeil (read the article - with Dany Boon and Diane Kruger), Perfect Match(es) [trailer] by Christelle Raynal will makes it premiere, and Wrong [trailer] by Quentin Dupieux (read the article) will be screened once again. Kinology will also continue with pre-sales for several titles in post-production, incuding Welcome to Argentina by Edouard Deluc (read the article), What the Day Owes the Night by Alexandre Arcady, and Low Profile by Cécilia Rouaud (with Denis Ménochet and Vanessa Paradis in the cast), as well as for its features in production like the documentary Land of the Bears 3D by Guillaume Vincent and the ecological science-fiction animation film Mune by the duo Alexandre Heboyan – Benoît Philippon.
(Translated from French)