Match strikes ‘Pandora Box’ sales

Film be broadcast on NHK web in Japan

BERLIN — The Match Factory has sold Greek rights to San Sebastian Film Festival winner “Pandora’s Box” to 2-1-0 Films after Spain’s Karma Films acquired it for Spain at the beginning of the fest.

Cologne-based Match Factory said Trigon Film will release the pic in Switzerland. It will also be broadcast on the NHK web in Japan.

French-born vet Tsilla Chelton stars as an Alzheimer’s-afflicted country matriarch juggled among a trio of urban Istanbul siblings in the drama.

Pic, by helmer and co-scripter Yesim Ustaoglu, won the Golden Shell for film at San Sebastian on Saturday and Chelton shared the Silver Shell for best actress.

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