Le Confessioni, Me, Myself and Her and the new Stéphane Brizé sold at the MIA
by Camillo de Marco
- Rookie company True Colours has sealed distribution deals for the two Italian films in Germany and Latin America, while MK2 has sold A Woman’s Life in Korea
A number of initial deals have been signed as the five days of activities at the first edition of the MIA (the new audiovisual market that takes place in Rome) draw to a close. Pro-Fun Media has acquired the rights for Maria Sole Tognazzi’s Me, Myself and Her [+see also:
film profile] for Germany, Austria and Switzerland from True Colours, an international sales agent that was actually making its debut at the MIA (read the news). Pro-Fun Media will release the movie in 2016.
Brazilian company Mares Filmes and Argentinian firm CDI Films have acquired Le Confessioni by Roberto Andó for distribution across the entirety of Latin America. The deal was sealed by True Colours’ Catia Rossi, Mares’ Marcelo de Souza and CDI’s Carlos Harwicz. The film stars Toni Servillo, flanked by an international cast comprising Daniel Auteuil, Roman Polanski, Connie Nielsen, Pierfrancesco Favino, Moritz Bleibtreu and Marie-Josée Croze.
Lastly, Green Narae Media (South Korea) signed a contract with MK2 for A Woman's Life [+see also:
Q&A: Stéphane Brizé
film profile], the upcoming movie by Stéphane Brizé (The Measure of a Man [+see also:
interview: Stéphane Brizé
film profile], which earned Vincent Lindon the Best Actor Award at Cannes). The film, starring Judith Chemla, Yolande Moreau and Jean-Pierre Darroussin, is based on the first novel by Guy de Maupassant and tells the story of the trials and tribulations of young woman Jeanne Le Perthuis des Vauds in Normandy during the early 1800s.
(Translated from Italian)