'Wakolda,' 'Gebo' 'Lady' marketed at EFM
producer Luis Puenzo at Historias Cinematograficas sold closed a major deal with Disney for Argentina. Lucero Garzon, Pyramide Intl.’s head of sales, said various U.S. distributors were circling the pic. “Wakolda” is lead-produced by Argentina’s Historias Cinematografias and co-produced by France’s Pyramide Prods. and Spain’s Wanda Films and Norwegian outfit Hummelfilm. “Wakolda” is based on Puenzo’s novel, which has been published in Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Norway, Turkey and Germany and will soon be out in the U.S. and France. Pic will be delivered in May. “A Lady in Paris” was picked up by Italy’s Officine Ubu and Russian TV net Channel One. “Gebo” sold to Alcine Terran in Japan. Pyramide Intl.’s team has recently been joined by Agathe Mauruc, who came over from Celluloid Dreams, and Ilaria Gomarasca from Wide Management.
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