Berlin-based M-Appeal has taken international rights to Venezuela foreign-language Oscar candidate "Hermano" (Brother).
Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to the Venezuelan sports and urban crime drama "Hermano" and plans a late spring release.
Most of the Latin American pics vying for a foreign-language Oscar nom this year are feature debuts, heralding a sea change sweeping through Latin America's film industries.
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Albania “East, West, East” (Gjergj Xhuvani) Algeria “Outside the Law” (Rachid Bouchareb) Argentina “Carancho” (Pablo Trapero) Austria “La Pivellina” (Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel) Azerbaijan “The…
The top Colombus can been regarded as a thumbs-up for the social issue entertainment pic.
Talent includes Miguel Cohan, Paula Cosenza, Gregorio Gonzalez, Hilda Hidalgo and Jaime Osorio.