Andrea Arnold's film competes in Cannes

LONDON — MK2 has acquired helmer Andrea Arnold’s Cannes competish entry “Fish Tank” for all rights in France.

ContentFilm Intl. is handling worldwide sales on Andrea’s sophomore project, which stars Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Katie Jarvis, Harry Treadaway and Rebecca Griffiths.

Pic was produced by Kees Kasander and Nick Laws, with Ruby Films’ Paul Trijbits, BBC Films’ Christine Langan and former BBC Films topper David Thompson all receiving exec producer credits.

BBC Films and the U.K. Film Council, in association with Limelight, funded the pic, which follows a teenage girl’s struggles to come to terms with her mother’s new boyfriend.

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