PARIS — Launched last year at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous, Matteo Lovadina’s sales outfit Reel Suspects has closed a raft of deals on Laurent Bouhnik’s raunchy relationship comedy “Q.”
Pic was nabbed by Aquelarre for Spain, Cooperative Nouveau Cinema for Benelux, Clorofilm for Romania, Kt Films for Macedonia, Anjou Lafayette in Hungary and Cinema EU in Bulgaria.
The Paris-based shingle has also inked additional sales on Lithuanian first-timer Saulius Drunga’s “Anarchy in Zirmunai.” Pic, which played at Moscow fest and won the Silver St. George nod, has been grabbed up by Russia’s Kamer Ton Media and Taiwan’s Multivisionaire.
Meanwhile, Reel Suspects has added Canadian director Tara Johns’ debut “The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom” to its slate. Mongrel distributed the pic in Canada last March.
A coming-of-age dramedy set in the 1970s, “Mom” turns on an adopted 11-year-old girl who is convinced her biological mother is Dolly Parton, her favorite musician, and embarks on a journey to find her. Parton and Gil Bellows topline.