Prokino picks up ‘Hallam Foe’

Mackenzie drama screens Friday in Berlin

BERLIN — Prokino has acquired German and Austrian rights to David Mackenzie’s Scottish drama “Hallam Foe,” ahead of its world premiere in the Berlin competition on Friday night.

Pic stars Jamie Bell as a peeping Tom in Edinburgh who becomes obsessed with a young woman (Sophia Myles) resembling his dead mother.

“Hallam Foe,” repped for international sales by Independent Films, has also been sold to Nordisk (Scandinavia), Rosebud (Greece), Monopole Pathe (Switzerland) and VTI/Karantanija (former Yugoslavia).

Buena Vista Intl. will release the movie in the U.K. later this year.

Independent Films also has sold Marc Munden’s “The Mark of Cain” to Paradiso (Benelux), Alberto Bitelli Intl. (Brazil), ECS (MidEast), Noble Entertainment (Scandinavia), J-Bics (Thailand), Video Seven (Greece) and Epelpol (Poland).

“London to Brighton,” directed by Paul Andrew Williams, has sold to MK2 (France), Paradiso (Benelux), Casablanca Films (Brazil), Video Seven (Greece), United King (Israel), Noble Entertainment (Scandinavia) and J-Bics (Thailand).

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