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CANNES 2016 Market/Italy

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True Colours is selling Perfect Strangers, the perfect screenplay

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- The other films being sold by Italian companies at the Cannes Film Market include Indivisibili, Veloce come il vento, and Il Ministro

True Colours is selling Perfect Strangers, the perfect screenplay
Perfetti sconosciuti by Paolo Genovese

The Italian selection for the 69th Cannes Film Festival draws a rich and original map of Italian film, as pointed out by Roberto Cicutto, who defines it as “consistent in terms of the personalities of the directors and genres”. The same goes for the Film Market, at which prestigious Italian films are being sold by foreign companies (see Sweet Dreams [+see also:
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Q&A: Marco Bellocchio
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by Marco Bellocchio and Happy Times Will Come Soon [+see also:
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by Alessandro Comodin, being sold by The Match Factory, or Like Crazy [+see also:
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Q&A: Paolo Virzì
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by Paolo Virzì in Bac Films’ line-up), as well as Italian companies.

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After appearing on the market just six months ago, True Colours is bringing new film Perfect Strangers [+see also:
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by Paolo Genovese to Cannes, which has made €17 million at the Italian box office to date and has received requests for the rights to remakes from all over the world. “Its perfect screenplay gives it great international appeal”, says managing director Catia Rossi, the former sales executive of the Rai catalogue. True Colours’ line-up also includes Le confessioni by Roberto Andò, and certain interesting films currently in post-production such as Indivisibili [+see also:
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interview: Edoardo de Angelis
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by Edoardo De Angelis (see news article), Slam by Andrea Molaioli, which is based on the book of the same name by Nick Hornby (see news article), and Naples ’44 [+see also:
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interview: Francesco Patierno
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, Francesco Patierno’s new documentary, in which excerpts from the war diaries of Norman Lewis, on which it is based, are read by Benedict Cumberbatch. 

The line-up of Adriana Chiesa Enterprises features the premiere of Il Ministro [+see also:
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, a black comedy by Giorgio Amato which was released in Italy on 5 May by Europictures. Also recently released in theatres was the outstanding Italian Race [+see also:
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interview: Matteo Rovere
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by Matteo Rovere with European star Stefano Accorsi, being sold at Cannes by Fandango, which is also selling British documentary Gary Numan: Android in La La Land, by Steve Read and Rob Alexander.

Premieres being shown by Intramovies at Cannes include Ustica: The Missing Paper [+see also:
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by Renzo Martinelli and Between Worlds by Miya Hatav. The Open Reel has a line-up that features French films selected for the Festival: Le Cancre [+see also:
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by Paul Vecchiali, out of competition, and Le Parc [+see also:
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by Damien Manivel (ACID). Cosimo Santoro’s company, which is based in Turin, is also offering The Bear Tales [+see also:
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by Samuele Sestiere and Olmo Amato, a low-budget co-production between Italy, Finland and Norway; Chilean film Origin of Heaven by David Belmar; and Argentinian film Back Four by Nicolàs Diodovich.

Gianluca Curti’s company Minerva Pictures Group is selling In fondo al bosco [+see also:
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interview: Manuela Cacciamani
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by Stefano Lodovichi, whilst Ellipsis by Flavio Donnini is selling, among others, Game Therapy [+see also:
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by Ryan Travis and Bangland [+see also:
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interview: Lorenzo Berghella
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, the debut graphic novel work by Lorenzo Berghella, who was awarded at Venice Days in 2015 with the SIAE Prize.

(Translated from Italian)

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