As announced at Cannes, Buena Vista Intl. has acquired most of South America plus Latin American TV/VOD rights.
“No Kids” has sold to Brazil’s Paris Filmes, and has also closed deals in Mexico (Corazon Films), Greece (Tanwee), Chile Peru, Ecuador (Cinecolor), Colombia (Procinal) and Central America/Caribbean (Palmera Films). Syldavia Films released recently “No Kids” in Spain to €220,000 B.O. ($226,000).
The film has Argentine Diego Peretti (“The German Doctor”) playing a divorcee who only thinks about looking after his daughter until he meets the love of his life (Spain’s Maribel Verdu, “Y tu mama tambien”). Trouble is, she’s a fanatical advocate of childfree living.
Mainstream foreign-language movies are also becoming a format business, as Colorado Films has optioned Italy, Elisa Salinas Mexico. Per Rud, U.S. French, German, Chinese and Korean versions are under discussions.