'Only Child' finds new homes

LONDON — Capitol Group’s ThinkFilm Intl. closed a raft of deals at Cannes for Alex de la Iglesia thriller “The Oxford Murders,” starring Elijah Wood and John Hurt, and Italo B.O. hit “My Brother Is an Only Child” (Mio Fratello e Figlio Unico), helmed by Daniele Luchetti.

“Oxford Murders,” which will be released by Warner Bros. in Spain and Italy, La Fabrique De Films in France and Odeon Sky Filmworks in the U.K., sold to Germany (Koch Media), Brazil (Imagem), Eastern Europe (Paradise MGN, Vision and Provision), the Middle East (Front Row), Greece (Audiovisual) and Hong Kong (CMC).

Un Certain Regard screener “My Brother Is an Only Child” was sold to the U.K. (Revolver), Spain (Vertigo), Australia (Aztec), Scandinavia (Non Stop Ent.), Argentina (Alpha), Greece (Rosebud), the Middle East (Front Row), Portugal (Atalanta), Turkey (Filmpop), Hungary (Budapest Film) and Switzerland (Agora).

Pic, which will be distribbed by StudioCanal in France, opened top of the box office charts for Warner in Italy.

Other major deals included the sale of Nigel Cole’s “Five Dollars a Day” to Germany’s Koch Media, and a plethora of territories closed for Geoffrey Haley’s “The Last Word.”

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