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DISTRIBUTION Germany

German buyers on Croisette shopping trip

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- Various films from the official festival programme have found distribution outlets in Germany

German buyers on Croisette shopping trip

The Golden Palm winner Blue is the Warmest Colour [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Abdellatif Kechiche
film profile
]
 by Abdellatif Kechiche will be released in Germany by Alamode Film. The Munich-based distributor also picked up the French film L‘Inconnu du Lac [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alain Guiraudie
film profile
]
by Alain Guiraudie (photo), which was presented in Un Certain Regard.

The biggest sales hit was the competition entry The Past [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Asghar Farhadi, which has been sold in Cannes to more than 40 territories. While Kamran Sardar Khan could secure with his distribution outfit Camino Verleih the rights for Germany, Sony Pictures Classics grabbed the rights for the US, Canada, and several Eastern European countries. A bidding war started in Cannes among German distributors on Francois Ozon‘s competition film Jeune & Jolie [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: François Ozon
film profile
]
, which was picked up by the former Kinowelt distributor Michael Kölmel. The French love drama Suzanne [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Katell Quillévéré
film profile
]
by Katell Quillevere, which was presented in the Semaine de la Critique, found a home in Germany at Arsenal Filmverleih.

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The competition films La grande bellezza [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
film profile
]
by Paolo Sorrentino will be released by DCM, Roman Polanski‘s Venus in Fur [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Roman Polanski
film profile
]
will be opened by Prokino Film. Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel & Ethan Coen is released by Studiocanal, Jim Jarmusch‘s vampire story Only Lovers Left Alive [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
is produced and distributed by Pandora Film in Germany while Michael Kohlhaas [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Arnaud des Pallières
film profile
]
by Arnaud des Pallières already had Polyband attached as a distributor. At the Cannes market Les Films du Losange sold the North American distribution rights of the 16th century-drama to Music Box. The German rights for the action thriller Only God Forgives [+see also:
film review
trailer
making of
interview: Nicolas Winding Refn
film profile
]
by Nicolas Winding Refn have been picked up by Tiberius.

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