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Prod co: BAC Production, 20 Steps Production, President Fame, Brummer & Herzog. Dir and scr: Moshen Makhmalbaf. Prod: David Grumbach, Vladimer Khatcha, Mike Downey, Henning Brummer. Cast: Misha Gomiashvili, Dachi Orvelashvili. Georgian and English with English subtitles. Postproduction. OTHER TITLES AVAILABLE ARDOR (France, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico) Drama. Prod co: Magma Cine, Participant Media, Canana, Telefe, Bananeira Filmes, Manny Films. Dir and scr: Pablo Fendrik. Prod: Juan Pablo Gugliotta. Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Alice Braga. Spanish with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening. FOOL CIRCLE (France) Romantic comedy. Prod co: Kazak Productions. Dir and scr: Vincent Mariette. Prod: Amaury Ovise, Jean-Christophe Reymond. Cast: Ludivine Sagnier, Laurent Lafitte, Vincent Macaigne. French with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening. FUSI (Iceland, Denmark) Drama. Prod co: BlueEyes Productions, Nimbus Films. Dir and scr: Dagur Kari. Prod: Baltasar Kormakur, Agnes Johansen, Bo Ehrhardt, Mikkel Jersin. Cast: Gunnar Jonsson, Ilmur Kristjansdottir. Icelandic with English subtitles. Post-production. THE GREAT MAN (France) Drama. Prod co: Les Films Hatari. Dir and scr: Sarah Leonor. Prod: Michael Klein. Cast: Jeremie Renier, Surho Sagaipov, Ramzan Idiev. French with English subtitles. Post-production. RUN (France, Ivory Coast) Drama. 100mins. Prod co: Banshee Films, Wassakara Productions. Dir and scr: Philippe Lacote. Cast: Issach De Bankole, Abdoul Karim Konate, Rasmane Ouedraogo. French with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening.

Bankside Films

Stand/room number: 6th Floor, 55 La Croisette Tel: 04 80 80 52 10 Executives attending: co-managing directors Hilary Davis and Phil Hunt, head of sales and marketing Stephen Kelliher, sales executive Patrick Howson, sales and acquisitions coordinator Rachael Rauch 3 Richmond Buildings, London, W1D 3HE, UK Tel: (44) 20 7734 3566 E-mail: Web:

OTHER TITLES AVAILABLE BACKTRACK (Australia) Thriller. Prod co: See Pictures. Dir and scr: Michael Petroni. Prod: Jamie Hilton. Cast: Adrien Brody, Sam Neill. Post-production. Delivery date: September 2014. THE BIG SHOE (US) Prod co: Mad Chance. Dir: Steven Shainberg. Prod: Andrew Lazar. Scr: Steven Shainberg, Mickey Birmbaun. Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kristen Stewart, Klaus Maria Brandeur. Pre-production. Delivery date: April 2015. HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS (Canada, Germany) Comedy. Prod co: Egoli Tossell. Dir: Peter Chelsom. Prod: Egoli Tossell. Scr: Maria Von Heland. Cast: Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Rosamund Pike. English. Completed. Delivery date: immediate. X PLUS Y (UK) Drama. Prod co: Origin Pictures. Dir: Morgan Matthews. Prod: David Thompson, Laura Hastings-Smith. Scr: James Graham. Cast: Asa Butterfield, Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall. Completed. Delivery date: immediate.

Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co Also buying all rights for China Stand/room number: Gray d’Albion, 20 Bis rue des Serbes, Entree 3 Asc Du Fond Tel: mobile (86) 186 0043 0809 Executives attending: director of overseas business Ronan Wong, distribution manager Janice Chau 11th Floor, Easyhome Tower, 3A South St Dongzhimen, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100007, China Tel: (86) 10 8498 1610 Fax: (86) 10 8498 2630 E-mail: Web: OTHER TITLES AVAILABLE THE CROSSING Prod co: Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co, Lion Rock Production. Dir: John Woo. Prod: Terence Chang. Scr: John Woo, Su Chaopin, Wang Huiling. Cast: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Ziyi, Masami Nagasawa. $60m. Post-production.

Beta Cinema

Also buying all rights worldwide Stand/room number: Grand Hotel, Ground Floor Tel: 04 93 99 55 80/mobile (49) 176 1031 2646 Executives attending: managing director Dirk Schurhoff, executive vice-president of acquisitions, sales and marketing Thorsten Ritter, sales executive Tassilo Hallbauer, festival

coordinator Cosima Finkbeiner Grunwalder Weg 28d, Oberhaching, 82041, Germany Tel: (49) 89 673 469 828 Fax: (49) 89 673 469 888 E-mail: Web: MARKET DEBUTS BIBI & TINA (Germany) Family. 101mins. Prod co: DCM Pictures. Dir: Detlev Buck. Prod: Sonja Schmitt, Marc Schmidheiny, Christoph Daniel, Detlev Buck. Scr: Bettina Borgerding, Detlev Buck. Cast: Lina Larissa Strahl, Lisa-Marie Koroll, Ruby O Fee. German with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening. The inspired live-action adaptation of teen-adventure and romance in the beloved Bibi & Tina universe. BUDDY (Germany) Comedy. 94mins. Prod co: HerbX Film. Dir, prod and scr: Michael Bully Herbig. Cast: Michael Bully Herbig, Alexander Fehling, Mina Tander. German with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening. Eddie has it all but he starts losing it. That’s when Buddy appears, the guardian angel no one but him can see. STEREO (Germany) Thriller. 95mins. Prod co: FrisbeeFilms, Kaissar Film. Dir and scr: Maximilian Erlenwein. Prod: Alexander Bickenbach, Manuel Bickenbach, Khaled Kaissar. Cast: Jurgen Vogel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Petra Schmidt-Schaller. German with English subtitles. Completed. First market screening. Eric leads a quiet life with his motorcycle workshop, his new girlfriend and her young daughter. His life comes to an abrupt end when an eerie stranger forces his way in. OTHER TITLES AVAILABLE BACK ON TRACK (Germany) Comedy, drama. 105mins. Prod co: Neue Schonhauser Filmproduktion. Dir: Kilian Riedhof. Prod: Boris Schonfelder. Scr: Kilian Riedhof, Marc Blobaum. Cast: Dieter Hallervorden, Tatja Seibt, Heike Makatsch. German with English subtitles. Completed. Screening. THE FAMOUS FIVE 3 (Germany) Adventure, children’s. 94mins. Prod co: SamFilm, Constantin Film Produktion. Dir: Mike Marzuk. Prod: Andreas UlmkeSmeaton, Ewa Karlstrom. Scr: Peer Klehmet, Sebastian Wehlings. Cast: Valeria Eisenbart, Quirin Oettl, Justus Schlingensiepen. German with English subtitles. Completed. Screening. GLOBAL PLAYER (Germany) Drama, comedy. 95mins. Prod co: Sabotage Films, Stoehrfilm.

Dir and scr: Hannes Stoehr. Prod: Karsten Aurich, Annedore v Donop, Hannes Stoehr. Cast: Stefan Hallmayer, Monika Anna Wojtyllo, Rita Lengyel. German and Chinese with English subtitles. Completed. Screening. JACK (Germany) Drama. 103mins. Prod co: Port au Prince Film, Kultur Produktion. Dir: Edward Berger. Prod: Jan Kruger. Scr: Edward Berger, Nele Mueller-Stofen. Cast: Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer. German with English subtitles. Completed. Screening. THE PHYSICIAN (Germany) Action/adventure, Romantic drama. 150mins. Prod co: UFA Cinema. Dir: Philipp Stolzl. Prod: Wolf Bauer, Nico Nofmann. Scr: Jan Berger. Cast: Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgard. English. Completed. Screening. STATIONS OF THE CROSS (Germany) Drama. 107mins. Prod co: UFA Fiction, Cine Plus Filmproduktion. Dir: Dietrich Bruggemann. Prod: Jochen Laube. Scr: Dietrich Bruggemann, Anna Bruggemann. Cast: Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Floria Stetter. German with English subtitles. Completed. Screening. Library One of the biggest film libraries in Europe.

Big Man Films

Tel: mobile (44) 7752 512 561 Executives attending: producer David Braithwaite, producer Mel Hider 75 Westbrook, Lustrells Vale, Saltdean, Brighton, BN2 8FZ, UK Tel: (44) 7752 512 561 E-mail: Web: MARKET DEBUTS BIGFOOT, SMALL BUDGET (UK) Comedy. 100mins. Prod co: Big Man Films, Dog Face Films. Dir: James Shanks. Prod: David Braithwaite, Neil Craske. Scr: James Shanks, Mark Underwood. $3m. In development. Delivery date: 2015. A small band of foolhardy film-makers wreak havoc on a remote French village in an attempt to shoot an ultra lowbudget horror movie. UNSUNG HERO (UK) Drama. 100mins. Prod co: Summer Rain Films, Big Man Films. Dir and scr: Jonathan Glendening. Prod: Archana Kalyana, David Braithwaite. $2m. In development. Delivery date: 2015. Can a Bicester dinner lady overcome prejudice to become the first female manager in the schoolboy league and lead Bardwell FC to the 1964 finals? Cannes 2014 Screen International 23 n

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