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Cannes 2007

Wild Bunch whips up sales frenzy at Cannes (2)

French international sales agent Wild Bunch –who snapped up the Romanian Palme d’Or winner (see news) at the recent Cannes Film Festival Market – also inked a number of pre-sales deals on features...  

07/06/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market

Wild Bunch whips up sales frenzy at Cannes (1)

With its acquisition of Palme d’Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days by Romania’s Cristian Mungiu (see article), along with a plethora of other titles, French international sales outfit Wild...  

07/06/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market

Italian sales

Italian sales

The top film at the Italian box office during the Cannes Film Festival, Notturno bus by Davide Marengo, was also successful at the Marché, where the film produced by Emme and RAI Cinema, in...  

31/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market

Deals galore

Deals galore

At the end of the 48th Film Market at the Cannes Film Festival, French international sales outfits recorded highly satisfying results. The heavyweights benefited the most: Wild Bunch with Cristian...  

30/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market/France

Mungiu: The Palme d'Or is more important than an Oscar

Mungiu: The Palme d'Or is more important than an Oscar

Excerpts from the statements of the winners of the 60th Cannes Film Festival during the press conference following the awards ceremony: Cristian Mungiu (Palme d’Or for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2...  

27/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Awards

Festival films eclipse market (3)

Festival films eclipse market (3)

Films screening only at the Cannes Film Festival Market had a very difficult time, with a few exceptions such as Nordisk’s family thriller The Substitute by Ole Bornedal, sold to six territories...  

27/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market wrap-up

Festival films eclipse market (2)

Festival films eclipse market (2)

The hottest titles of Directors' Fortnight turned out to be opening film Control by Anton Corbijn, sold to a dozen territories by Becker International, including the UK (Momentum), France (La...  

27/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market wrap-up

Festival films eclipse market (1)

Festival films eclipse market (1)

Hopes were high for the 60th anniversary of the grand old lady of world cinema, and hopes from the 10,481 buyers and sellers registered at the Cannes Film Festival Market were not dashed. Unlike...  

27/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market wrap-up

Palme d'Or to Romanian revelation Mungiu

Palme d'Or to Romanian revelation Mungiu

Who would have thought at the beginning of the 60th Cannes Film Festival that the Palme d’Or would go to 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days (see news)? A film that tackles the issue of abortion, the...  

27/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Awards

Italian acquisitions

Andrea Occhipinti’s Lucky Red has picked up Italian rights to Palme d’Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days by Romanian director Christian Mungiu; Rebellion, the docu-film by Andrei Nekrasov and...  

26/05/2007 | Cannes 2007 | Market