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CANNES 2018 Market

Global Screen to present the best of German cinema at Cannes

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- The German sales agent’s line-up includes gripping thrillers, touching dramas and entertaining animated adventures

Global Screen to present the best of German cinema at Cannes
This Crazy Heart by Marc Rothemund

German sales agent Global Screen is heading to the impending Cannes Film Market with a strong line-up that includes gripping thrillers, touching dramas and fantastic animated adventures for younger age groups. A box-office hit, having taken more than two million admissions in Germany, the moving real-life story This Crazy Heart [+see also:
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by Marc Rothemund (Sophie Scholl: The Final Days [+see also:
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, My Blind Date with Life [+see also:
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) is on the sales agent's slate. Starring German superstar Elyas M’Barek (Suck Me Shakespeer [+see also:
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, Who Am I – No System Is Safe [+see also:
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), the wild adventure is about a 30-year-old who has to take care of a teenager suffering from heart disease.

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In the suspense thriller Don’t.Get.Out! [+see also:
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by Christian Alvart (Pandorum [+see also:
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, Antibodies, Tatort: Off Duty [+see also:
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), a real-estate developer is blackmailed while taking his kids to school by car. If he doesn’t pay up, his car will be blown up. Global Screen will also provide a first glimpse of Alvart’s new nerve-wracking psycho-thriller Cut Off, in which an artist is trapped on a lonely island with a killer.

The impulsive nature of forbidden love and its unpredictable consequences are explored by Barnaby Southcombe in his upcoming love story Scarborough [+see also:
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, which is set in a once-pristine Victorian hotel. Another upcoming title is Sunset over Hollywood [+see also:
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by Uli Gaulke. The light-hearted documentary shows the glamorous residents of a retirement home in Hollywood, such as producer Daniel Selznick (American Graffitti), who share their best personal and professional anecdotes with the camera. 

The 3D animated film Marnie’s World by Academy Award-winning brothers Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein (Luis and the Aliens) will be presented as a market premiere. The family-entertainment movie is about a smart cat and her quirky friends who find themselves caught up in a larger-than-life adventure. Among the upcoming 3D animated movies that are being pre-sold by Global Screen are the adventure Tabaluga [+see also:
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by Sven Unterwaldt, about a brave fire-breathing dragon; Bayala, a tale about magical elves; and Ooops! The Adventure Continues… by Toby Genkel and Sean McCormack, which is the sequel to the internationally successful 3D animation Ooops! Noah is Gone…

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