Beta Cinema secures multiple deals on Cannes Virtual Market Slate – Variety2 min read
Beta Cinema has closed a number of deals in its Can Virtual Market slate, with Berlin competing for “Berlin Alexanderplus” for France and “My Little Sister” in Weltkino for Germany, and “Auschwitz Report” for the UK / Ireland signature.
In addition to the French treaty, Burhan Kurbani’s new adaptation of Alfred Dublin’s “Berlin Alexanderplatz” was picked up by distributors in multiple countries. Scanbox took it for Scandinavia, New Horizons bought the film for Poland, Discovery for the former Yugoslavia, the beta film Bulgaria for Bulgaria and Mozinet for Hungary. The A2 distribution picked it up in favor of Brazil and the Tohokushinsha film acquired the rights to Japan. Further interest is pending from the United States, the United States and Australia / New Zealand.
“My Little Sister”, starring Swiss directors Stephanie Chuat and Veronica Raymond, Nina Hoss and Lars Eid riot, Weltkino lands in Germany / Austria. Further sales were closed for Bulgaria (beta film), the former Yugoslavia (Discovery), Brazil (A2 Distribudora), Colombia (Cinema Colombia), Taiwan (AV-Jet), and China (Jetsen). In the Cannes market, Beta Cinema is presenting the new official trailer of the movie.
Beta Cinema China (Huansi Media), Australia / New Zealand (Moving Story Entertainment), along with a previously published North American deal with Greekwitch Entertainment for the best-selling adaptation of Oscar-winning Caroline Link’s “When Hitler stole the pink rabbit.” Brazil (A2 distribution). With previous contracts for Italy (RAI Cinema), Spain (a contagious), Scandinavia (Angel Films), the former Yugoslavia (Blitz), Hong Kong (ADCO), Taiwan (MovielCloud) and Japan (Aya Pro), the film has proved to be a hit.
Peter Bebzak’s “Auschwitz Report” brought not only two Slovak Jews who escaped from concentration camps, but also evidence that was sold in multiple regions, saving the lives of more than a million people. It was sold in the United States / Ireland where Signature Entertainment reserves all rights, Australia / New Zealand (Moving Story Entertainment), the former Yugoslavia (Discovery), Brazil (Great Movies Distribution) and Japan (Tohokushinsha Films). The film is now playing in two in the “by invitation only” screening in the virtual market.