“Brotherhood of the Wolf” thesp Samuel Le Bihan and newcomer Yu Nan star in this “Romeo and Juliet”-style tale of love and revenge set in Paris’ Chinatown. The $6 million pic was helmed by Karim Dridi, whose last film, music docu “Cuba Feliz,” screened in Cannes’ sidebar Directors Fortnight in 2000. Distribbers sat on the floor of a crowded screening room to make sure they got an early peek at “Rage” during Unifrance’s European Rendezvous of French Cinema in January.

Sales: Gaumont

The Adventures of Mike S. Blueberry

Buyers are expecting big things from Franco-Dutch helmer Jan Kounen’s first directorial outing since his ultraviolent fast-paced shocker “Dobermann” hit screens in 1997. Described as a supernatural Western, the ambitious $40-million English-lingo comic-strip adaptation stars Gallic thesp Vincent Cassel in the title role. Cast includes Juliette Lewis, Michael Madsen and Eddie Izzard.

Sales: UGC Intl.

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