Film unit sells right to 'Tears of April'
Wide has sold all rights to Aku Louhimies’ “Tears of April” to Alcine Terran, Japan.Wide also sold all rights to fantasy film “Fissure,” directed by Alante Kavaite and starring French thesp Emilie Dequenne (“Rosetta”) to Japan’s 9 Miles Inc. France’s Hevadis Films has tapped all rights to docu feature “Louise Michel, the Rebel.” A fall theatrical release is planned. Wide’s horror pic “Unfailing,” made by its in-house production shingle, was nabbed by Germany’s MIG Film for Austria, Germany and German-speaking Switzerland. Another Wide-produced pic, “I Dreamt Under the Water,” which is a coming-of-age drama, sold all rights to Taiwan’s AV Jet Intl. All rights to hip-hop doc “South Coast” sold to Daxar Multimedia Limited for the territories of Middle East. Doc “La Vida Loca,” about the gangs in Salvador, sold to Ascot Elite in Germany for German-speaking territories. Wide’s sales topper Anais Clanet announced that the company is in talks with multiple buyers for their documentary about the French New Wave, “Two in the Wave,” a Cannes Classics screener. Wide also announced the finalization of the co-production agreements for Lou Doillon starrer “Gigola,” which marks Laure Charpentier’s directorial debut. Gaul’s Marie-Amelie Production, Spain’s Mate Cantero Prods. and Belgium’s MG Production are co-producing.