Magazine article Screen International

Memento Closes Deals on Foxfire, Sister, We Are What We Are, under the Rainbow

Magazine article Screen International

Memento Closes Deals on Foxfire, Sister, We Are What We Are, under the Rainbow

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EXCLUSIVE: French sales company Memento saw strong demand for its slate at the EFM and has tied up further deals on Competition entry Sister and the next films from Laurent Cantet, Agnes Jaoui and Jim Mickle.

Memento Films International has closed new deals on Ursula Meier's Berlin Competition entry Sister with Australia (Palace), Spain (Alta Classic), Austria (Thin Film), Greece (Seven Films), Sweden (Folkets Bio), Norway (Europa), Brazil (Esfera Filmes) and Iran (IRIB).

Meier's drama received a special mention from the Cannes jury and has already sold to US (Adopt Film) and UK (Soda). The cast includes Lea Seydoux, Gillian Anderson, Martin Compston and Kacey Mottet Klein.

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Sister

Foxfire

Woman in the Fifth

Laurent Cantet's Foxfire, the director's first film since Oscar-nominated The Class, is currently in post but closed further deals in Italy (Teodora), Brazil (Imovision), CIS (Maywin), Greece (Seven Films), Argentina (Energia Entusiasta) and Venezuela (Cines Unidos), while among film's in pre-production, Jim Mickle's We Are What We Are has also pre-sold to Germany (Koch Media) and Agnes Jaoui's Under The Rainbow tempted buyers in Austria (FilmLaden), Brazil (Providence) and South Korea (Sponge). …

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