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American sells ‘Poet’ abroad

Lee directs Daryl Hannah film

American World Pictures has sold the Daryl Hannah starrer “The Poet,” directed by Damian Lee, in several key territories including the U.K., South Africa and much of continental Europe.

Roy Scheider, Kim Coates and Colm Feore round out the cast of the World War II drama.

Film was acquired by High Flyers Films in the U.K., Ster-kinekor Films in South Africa, Aqua in Turkey, Lomundo Audio Visuals in Portugal, BBI in Benelux, Ocean Pictures in Brazil, CCV Video A/S in Norway, Vision Film Distribution Sp in Poland, More Films GmbH in Germany, Eagle Films in the Middle East, Vox in Russia, Wysios in France and Tot Media in Spain.

Set in German-occupied Poland, story centers on a rabbi’s daughter and a disenchanted German soldier who fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous journey to find one another.

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