TITLE

'A PROPHET' MARGIN

AUTHOR(S)
SWART, SHARON
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/22/2009, Vol. 303 Issue 34, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the multiterritorial rights acquired by Sony Pictures Classics to Jacques Audiard's Cannes Film Festival entry "A Prophet." It notes that the French-Arabic-Corsican language film is set in a prison wherein a Corsican gang tests a 19-year-old inmate. It states that "A Prophet" has received critical support during the festival and lots of interest from multiple distributors. However, the sales company Celluloid Dreams has reportedly put a high price for the U.S. rights.
ACCESSION #
41224245

 

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