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‘Suspiria’ Sells to Key Markets Ahead of Venice Premiere

Luca Guadagnino’s hotly anticipated “Suspiria” has been picked up in key markets ahead of its world premiere in competition at the Venice Film Festival.

Represented in international markets by FilmNation, “Suspiria” has now been sold to Metropolitan FilmExport for France, Transmission Films for Australia and New Zealand, Gaga for Japan, LEV Cinemas for Israel, Scanbox for Israel and Sun Distribution for Spain, Abmo for Canada, Koch Media for Germany and Switzerland. The sale to MUBI for the U.K. was announced earlier.

Other deals were inked with Cinéart for the Netherlands, Videa for Italy, Volga for CIS and Baltics, Filmarti for Turkey, Gussi for Latin America, Seven for Greece, The Coup for South Korea and Nos Lusomundo for Portugal, among others.

A remake of the 1977 Italian horror film by Dario Argento, “Suspiria” stars Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz. The story is set in a dance academy where ominous and sadistic forces are at play.

Amazon Studios will release “Suspiria” in the U.S. on Nov. 2.

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