Moretti’s Mia madre sold in 30 countries
by Camillo De Marco
- CANNES 2015: The Italian title in competition, handled by Films Distribution, is set to hit screens in Argentina, Chile, Spain, Great Britain, Scandinavia, the Benelux and Japan
Mia madre [+see also:
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"At the Cannes international market, Mia madre has been acquired by Argentina, Chile and all the main countries in Latin America; in Europe, it has been sold to Spain, Great Britain, Scandinavia, the Benelux and a raft of others. Even Japan has acquired the rights for the movie," said Claudio.
"The superb reception by the foreign press and the fact that it has attracted the attention of the most important international markets stand as a testament to the extraordinary power of Moretti’s film, as it is able to speak to audiences all around the world. This positive sales result signifies an important outcome for Italian cinema as a whole, which is experiencing a period of great success and high visibility."
(Translated from Italian)