BIM, Lucky Red pick up Palme d’Or and Grand Prix winners
Cannes Palme d’Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives [+see also:
film profile], by Thailand’s Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and the Jury Grand Prix winner, Xavier Beauvois’s Of Gods and Men [+see also:
interview: Xavier Beauvois
film profile], will be distributed in Italy by BIM and Lucky Red.
Valerio De Paolis’ BIM previously picked up Cannes competition title Another Year [+see also:
interview: Mike Leigh
film profile] by Mike Leigh and Gregg Araki’s Kaboom [+see also:
film profile], which screened out of competition. They are also part of pre-sales on Lars von Trier’s latest project, Melancholia, in pre-production.
At the Cannes Market, Lucky Red, headed by Andrea Occhipinti, picked up Spanish thriller Sleep Tight by Jaume Balaguerò
(REC [+see also:
interview: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
interview: Julio Fernández
film profile]) and Andrew Dominik’s Blonde, starring Naomi Watts as Marilyn Monroe.
(Translated from Italian)
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