‘Dollar’ draws distrib coin

'Truth,' 'Ladies,' 'Half' have also firmed deals

Lakeshore Intl. has inked a slew of deals on its Clint Eastwood pic “Million Dollar Baby,” also starring Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman.

StudioCanal has picked up French distribution rights, Entertainment Film Distributors for the U.K., Movie Eye for Japan, Rai Cinema for Italy, Village Roadshow for Australia/New Zealand, Filmax for Spain, Svensk Filmindustri for Scandinavia, A Film for Benelux, Mashatu for South Africa and Lusomundo for Portugal.

“The Truth About Love,” starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dougray Scott and Jimi Mistry has sold to more than 20 territories and is still shooting in the U.K.

Brit film “Ladies in Lavender,” starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Daniel Bruhl has inked deals with Entertainment in the U.K., Nippon Herald in Japan, Rai Cinema Italy, Filmax for Spain, Ster Kinekor for South Africa, Best Film for Poland and Odeon in Greece.

Lakeshore also picked up international sales rights to Demi Moore pic “Half Light,” which Redbus will release in the U.K.

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