‘Fireflies’ sales take off

Pic stars Roberts, Dafoe

BERLIN — The recently wrapped Julia Roberts and Willem Dafoe starrer “Fireflies in the Garden” is selling briskly around the world with a number of deals in Europe, Asia and Africa already in the bag.

Pic, produced by Senator Entertainment’s Marco Weber and repped by Essential Entertainment, has been picked up by Medusa in Italy, Manga in Spain, RCV in the Benelux and Nordisk for Scandinavia.

Cine Quanon in Japan, Mars Entertainment in South Korea and Nu Metro in South Africa also purchased Dennis Lee’s semiautobiographical drama about a family torn apart by an unexpected tragedy.

Berlin-based Senator is releasing the film in Germany in February 2008.

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