Magazine article Screen International

Japan's Gaga Continues Lively Acquisitions with Farewell My Queen and the Chef

Magazine article Screen International

Japan's Gaga Continues Lively Acquisitions with Farewell My Queen and the Chef

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Sales lineup includes Himizu and I Wish.

Japan's Gaga corporation has acquired Benoît Jacquot's opening competition film Farewell My Queen and Daniel Cohen's culinary cinema program entry The Chef, signaling continued efforts to acquire high-profile, future award winners at EFM.

"We're working on our late 2012 and early 2013 lineup," commented head of acquisitions Satomi Odake.

Gaga looks to extend a winning streak which began with last year's The King's Speech. Bought well before its Oscars and other prizes, the drama won over Japanese audiences looking to return to cinemas after the 311 disaster, earning $23.7m.

Upcoming releases on Gaga's impressive slate include: Shame (March 10), The Iron Lady (March 16), The Artist (April 7), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (April 21), Untouchable (mid 2012) and The Grandmasters (late 2012). …

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