VALENCIA, Spain -- "The Salesman," from Canada's Sebastien Pilote, took the Golden Moon at Valencia's 27th Cinema Jove Film Festival, which wrapped Friday.
Michel Franco's study of violence, "After Lucia" won Un Certain Regard Prize on Saturday.
BARCELONA -- ASC Distribution has closed all Gallic rights to emigration drama "Aqui y Alla," which on Thursday nabbed the 51st Cannes Critics' Week top nod, the Nespresso Grand Prix.
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MADRID -- The world's diminishing ranks of art-house players has gained an addition: Spain's Vertice Sales, the international licensing arm of production-distribution-facilities conglom Vertice 360.
BARCELONA -- Spain's A Contracorriente Films has picked up all Spanish rights to Mexico-shot "Here and There," Antonio Mendez's opera prima, which was selected Monday in Cannes' Critics' Week.
MADRID -- Spain's Elena Anaya ("The Skin I Live In") will play the femme lead in action-thriller "Inertia," which is directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego ("Apollo 18," "King of the Hill").
MADRID -- Battered by crisis, piracy and soft numbers, Spanish box office nosedived a hefty 18.4% to Euros138.7 million ($181.7 million) in the last quarter, January through March, Rentrak confirmed…
Fledgling Catalan distrib Alfa Pictures has nabbed Spanish rights to "Madrid, 1987," "Pet Pals and Marco Polo's Code" and "Girimunho."