AFM buyers plunder Bavaria slate

'Tracey,' 'Shadows' among hot titles

Bavaria Film Intl. has scored multiterritory sales on its entire AFM slate.

“The Tracey Fragments,” directed by Canadian helmer Bruce McDonald, sold to Atlantik in an all-rights deal for Scandinavia following its acquisition in Toronto by Soda Pictures for the U.K.

Milcho Manchevski’s Macedonian drama “Shadows” (Senki) went to Blanco y Travieso in Venezuela, Cine Colombia in Colombia and Filma in Turkey in all-rights deals, while HBO secured pay TV rights for Latin America.

HBO also took the same rights to Joseph Cedar’s “Beaufort” (Israel’s Academy Awards submission), Erik Richter Strand’s Norwegian drama “Sons,” Dror Shaul’s Israeli kibbutz drama “Sweet Mud” and Didi Danquart’s Bucharest-set dark comedy “Offset,” which also went to Romania’s Prorom Media Trade.

Arrow Films nabbed U.K. rights to Jiri Menzel’s Czech Oscar hopeful “I Served the King of England.” Two feature debuts, Tamar den Dop’s Dutch love story “Blind” and Felix Randau’s German drama “The Calling Game,” sold to Blanco y Travieso (Venezuela), with “The Calling Game” also going to Cine Colombia.

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