Magazine article Screen International

Continental Eyes Cannes Sales

Magazine article Screen International

Continental Eyes Cannes Sales

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EXCLUSIVE: LA-based sales company founders James Andrew Felts and Matthew Shreder head to the Croisette with a slate that includes drama Noble and dark comedy Friended To Death.

Noble stars Deirdre O'Kane, Brendan Coyle, Liam Cunningham and Sarah Greene in the story of philanthropist Christina Noble, who rose from humble origins to establish a charity in Saigon helping street children.

The film won the Panavision Grand Prize award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival earlier in the year and recently scooped the audience award at the Dallas International Film Festival.

Stephen Bradley directed the UK-Ireland co-production and Melanie Gore-Grimes produced. Michael J Hunt served as executive producer. Market screenings are May 18 and 20.

Continental Media's dark comedy Friended To Death centres on a parking attendant who fakes his own demise in a bid to prove his Facebook popularity after he learns he is widely despised around the city where he works.

Sarah Smick directed from a screenplay she co-wrote with Ian Michaels. …

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