ND Mantarraya takes ‘Father,’ ‘Bastards’
In deals struck through Wednesday, Maywin has acquired rights to Russia and other CIS territories, Njutafilms has bought rights to Sweden, Ost for Paradis those to Denmark. Spectator has closed Poland and Pomi Taiwan.
Launched in 2012 by Reygadas’ Nodream Cinema and Jaime Romandia’s Mantarraya, which produced “Heli,” “Heli” sales agent NDM (Nodream-Mantarraya) is negotiating further territories and will give “Heli” a final screening Thursday, said NDM sales head Fiorella Moretti.
Meanwhile, Mexican film distributor ND Mantarraya, another Reygadas-Mantarraya joint venture, has also acquired Mexican distribution rights to “Like Father, Like Son,” a family drama from Japan’s Hirokazu Kore-eda, and Claire Denis’ revenge drama “Bastards,” which screens in Un Certain Regard.