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CANNES 2015 Market/France

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MK2 International boasts two hopefuls for the Palme d’Or

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- The Measure of a Man and Mountains May Depart stand out on the company’s slate, which is chock-full with a total of five films in the Official Selection

MK2 International boasts two hopefuls for the Palme d’Or
The Measure of a Man by Stéphane Brizé

The Film Market of the 68th Cannes Film Festival (13-24 May 2015) promises to be a red-hot event for French international sales agent MK2 International, which has (as it did last year) two features selected in the official competition on its line-up: The Measure of a Man [+see also:
film review
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interview: Stéphane Brizé
film profile
]
by French director Stéphane Brizé (read the news) and Mountains May Depart [+see also:
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]
by Jia Zhang-Ke (co-produced by China, Japan and France). But these two trump cards for doing business on the Croisette are by no means alone, as MK2 will be negotiating deals for a total of five films that will be presented in the Official Selection. 

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Indeed, the team headed by Juliette Schrameck will also be pinning its hopes on Don’t Tell Me the Boy Was Mad [+see also:
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by Robert Guédiguian (read the article), which will be unveiled as a special screening, and on two features being showcased in Un Certain Regard: the opening film, An [+see also:
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by Japan’s Naomi Kawase (co-produced by Japan, France and Germany), and Journey to the Shore [+see also:
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by her fellow countryman Kiyoshi Kurosawa (co-produced by Japan and France).

MK2 International is also selling Hôtel du Nord by Marcel Carné, which will be screened in Cannes Classics.

Also standing out on the slate is the Belgian-French co-production Lost in Paris [+see also:
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interview: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
film profile
]
, by and starring Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon (L'Iceberg [+see also:
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, Rumba [+see also:
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trailer
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interview: Charles Gillibert
interview: Dominique Abel and Fiona G…
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]
, The Fairy [+see also:
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trailer
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interview: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
film profile
]
), the shoot for which will kick off in June, with Emmanuelle Riva (Amour [+see also:
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trailer
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interview: Michael Haneke
film profile
]
) also among the cast.

Lastly of note is the Cannes market premiere of Wondrous Boccaccio [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
film profile
]
by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (read the interview with the directors) and, among the titles in post-production, Night Life [+see also:
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by Raphaël Nadjari (read the article) and the musical documentary Argentina by Spaniard Carlos Saura.

(Translated from French)

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