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Fortissimo sells ‘Maisie’ to several territories

Pic stars Emmy-winner Julianne Moore

LONDON — Fortissimo Films has closed a series of deals in key markets for “What Maisie Knew,” toplining Emmy-winner Julianne Moore.

The comedy drama, which world preemed at the Toronto Film Festival this month, has sold to Filmax Intl. for Spain, Artificial Eye for U.K. and Ireland, Wild Bunch Benelux for Netherlands and Belgium, and Pandastorm Entertainment for Germany.

The film had already sold to The Weinstein Company for France, and Madman Entertainment for Australia and New Zealand. Deals for Japan, South Korea and Russia are being finalized. Millennium Entertainment acquired all U.S. rights to the film during the fest.

Moore, who stars in the contemporary adaptation of Henry James’ novel, won the Emmy for outstanding actress in a miniseries or movie at Sunday night’s ceremony for her role as Sarah Palin in “Game Change.”

“What Maisie Knew” is co-directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and also stars Alexander Skarsgard, Steve Coogan and newcomer Onata Aprile in the title role. It is produced by Bill Teitler and Red Crown Prods.’ Daniela Taplin Lundberg.

Another Toronto title, Rowan Athale’s heist film “Wasteland,” has sold to Momentum Pictures for the U.K. and Ireland, Films Distribution for France and Nettai Museum in Japan, sales company Bankside Films announced Monday.

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