Wide negotiates U.S. deal
PARIS — Canadian distributor KinoSmith has nabbed all rights to Atea and Mohamed Al Daradji’s “In My Mother’s Arms.”Repped by Wide Management’s documentary branch Wide House, the film will be released theatrically in Canada in spring. Pic bowed Wednesday in the Real to Reel section at the Toronto Film Festival. Wide House sales topper Anais Clanet said a U.S. deal was being negotiated. Documentary centers on two boys living in an orphanage in a dangerous Baghdad neighborhood. Wide has also inked an all-rights deal with Russia’s Carmen Film on “American Translation,” a suspenser helmed by Pascal Arnold and Jean-Marc Barr.
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