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CANNES 2016 Market/France

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My Life as a Courgette and In Bed With Victoria for Indie Sales

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- Heading up the line-up is Claude Barras’ animated film, which has been chosen for Directors’ Fortnight, and Justine Triet’s feature, which will open Critics’ Week

My Life as a Courgette and In Bed With Victoria for Indie Sales
In Bed With Victoria by Justine Triet

Three years after it was founded, Parisian company Indie Sales is building on its solid foundations in the world of international sales, and will head to the Croisette next week with some serious contenders for the Film Market of the 69th Cannes Film Festival (11-22 May 2016). Indeed, Nicolas Eschbach’s team, which is also now assisted by Clémentine Hugot, will be selling two films that will have their world premieres in the parallel sections of the Festival: the highly-anticipated animated film My Life as a Courgette [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Claude Barras
film profile
]
by Swiss director Claude Barras (article), which is being shown in Directors’ Fortnight, and In Bed With Victoria [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Justine Triet
film profile
]
by French filmmaker Justine Triet (see article – starring Belgian actress Virginie Efira, Vincent Lacoste, Melvil Poupaud and Laurent Poitrenaux), which has been chosen for Critics’ Week.

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Indie Sales’ interest in animated films is one of its trademarks. It has already successfully sold Moomins on the Riviera [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
and Dofus - Livre 1: Julith [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, and its line-up also includes current work-in-progress Another Day of Life by Raoul de La Fuente and Damian Nenow (co-produced by Poland, Spain, the Benelux countries, Germany and Hungary – set in Angola in 1975, the film centres around great Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski) and a project which is currently in advanced stages of development, Pachamama by Juan Antin (a Didier Brunner production - see interview - for Folivari with O2b Films).

At the market, Indie Sales will be screening Fanny's Journey by Lola Doillon (which will be released in France on 18 May by Metropolitan), and will be pre-selling a number of films currently in post-production: on the basis of the screenplay for The Giant [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Johannes Nyholm
film profile
]
by Swedish director Johannes Nyholm, Boundaries by Canadian filmmaker Chloé Robichaud, and Wulu [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 by Daouda Coulibaly (about the rise and fall of a young Malian drug trafficker), and on the basis of the promo reel and clips for Cessez-le-feu [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Emmanuel Courcol (article - starring Romain Duris and Céline Sallette). The line-up also features, among others, Shelley [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
by Danish director Ali Abbasi, which had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlin Film Festival.

(Translated from French)

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