Kim’s ‘Breath’ is hot

Pic sells to several territories

CANNES — Kim Ki-duk’s competition film “Breath” scored a bunch more sales through Korean sales agent Cineclick Asia. Company sealed deals with SPI for Poland, Festive Films for Singapore and Lietuvos Kinas for the Baltic region. Pic was a hot seller on the eve of the market with pre-sales inked in France, Benelux, Spain, Italy, Mexico, the former CIS, Argentine, Brazil, Turkey and Greece.

Cineclick also scored a high six-figure pre-sale deal with France’s ARP Selection for “The Good, the Bad and the Weird,” the Korean spaghetti Western now being made by in-demand helmer Kim Jee-woon.

The $11 million “Weird” started lensing last month and seller is trailing pic with an 13- minute showreel. ARP also has French right to “Breath.”

Afghan-set drugs and politics drama “Opium War,” by Siddiq Barmak was sold to Aztec Intl. for Australia and New Zealand, Shanni Films for Israel, ArtFree for Greece, Maywin for the former CIS states and Film House for Mexico.

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