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CANNES 2016 Market/Germany

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Deals, drugs and a rock ‘n’ roll costume drama at Cannes for Picture Tree International

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- The Berlin-based sales agent has presented its strong line-up for the Cannes Film Market

Deals, drugs and a rock ‘n’ roll costume drama at Cannes for Picture Tree International
Egon Schiele – Death and the Maiden by Dieter Berner

Berlin-based sales and distribution company Picture Tree International (PTI) is presenting an extensive, genre-spanning collection of titles at this year’s Cannes Film Market. Besides the market screenings of seven films, international buyers and festival programmers can discover another six upcoming titles, such as Dieter Berner’s biopic Egon Schiele – Death and the Maiden [+see also:
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, about the world-renowned titular Austrian painter, and the Austrian-Czech Cold War spy story Codename Holec by Franz Novotny

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PTI’s market screening programme will be kicked off with the Danish rock ‘n’ roll costume drama Satisfaction 1720 [+see also:
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by Henrik Ruben Genz (Terribly Happy [+see also:
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). Academy Award nominee Rachel Griffiths (Hilary and Jackie) stars in the Dublin-set drama Mammal [+see also:
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by Rebecca Daly, while Stephan Rick’s thriller The Dark Side of the Moon [+see also:
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, about experiences with hallucinogenic mushrooms, also features a prominent cast led by Moritz Bleibtreu (Run Lola Run) and Jürgen Prochnow (Das Boot).

The road movie The Most Beautiful Day by Florian David Fitz (Vincent Wants to Sea [+see also:
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), with Matthias Schweighöfer, was a box-office hit in Germany, but an even higher-grossing movie, with more than 7.6 million admissions, was the comedy sequel Suck Me Shakespeer 2 [+see also:
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by Bora Dagtekin (who also directed the first Suck Me Shakespeer [+see also:
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). The challenges that teenagers have to face today is also the subject of the psychological thriller LenaLove [+see also:
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by Florian Gaag (Wholetrain [+see also:
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), which is about a girl who falls victim to cyber-bullying.

From Brazil comes the hilarious comedy Jules and Dolores by Caito Ortiz, which tells the true story of the burglars who stole the World Cup trophy from the office of Brazil’s National Football Association, but had a hard time selling it. Also among the titles on PTI’s slate is Thomas Stuber’s drama A Heavy Heart [+see also:
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, about a boxing champion suffering from a terminal illness. Produced by this year’s German Producer on the Move, Undine Filter, the movie received five nominations for the German Film Awards.

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