Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: 'Louder Than Bombs' Sold to 90+ Territories

Magazine article Screen International

Cannes: 'Louder Than Bombs' Sold to 90+ Territories

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Louder Than Bombs, Joachim Trier's Palme d'Or contender, has now been sold to 92 territories by Memento Films International - making it one of Norway's best-selling dramas ever.

*REVIEW: Louder Than Bombs

* INTERVIEW: Joachim Trier

The film, starring Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Jesse Eisenberg and Devin Druid, marked the first time since 1979 that a Norwegian feature had played in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Rights were snapped up by The Orchard for North America during the festival.

Memento has also now the film to the UK/Ireland (Soda Pictures), Germany (MFA), Italy (Teodora), Benelux (Remain in Light), Austria (Stadkino), Switzerland (Frenetic), Spain (Golem) and Portugal (Alambique).

For the Middle East, it sold to Falcon as well as to Greece/Cyprus (Seven Group), Turkey (Bir Film) and Israel (Lev Cinema).

In Eastern Europen, Louder Than Bombs sold to ex-Yugoslavia (Megacom MCF), Poland (Film Point Group), Hungary (Vertigo), Romania (Macondo) and the Baltics (Scanorama) as well as Russia/CIS (Provzglyad).

In Asia, it sold to Hong Kong (Golden Scene), China (Media Asia), South Korea (Green Narae), Taiwan (Maison Motion) and India (Picture Works), and made additional sales to Latin America (Sun) and Australia/NZ (Sharemil). …

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