'City' sold for Greece, Latin America
Media Asia sells San Sebastian winner, "Accident" rightsHONG KONG -- San Sebastian winner, "City of Life and Death," was sold by Media Asia to distributor Nutopia for Greece. And in a four-territory deal with Distribution Company, it was licensed for four Latin American countries, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile and Uruguay.
The film, which recounts the siege of Nanjing and is directed by China's Lu Chuan, has been gathering steam after a market premiere in Cannes and a major festival bow in Toronto. There it was sold to Spain's Karma Films and Russia's Carmen Video.
Media Asia also sold all rights in Germany, Italy and Benelux on Soi Cheang's thriller "Accident" to Wild Bunch. Latin American pay-TV rights went to Ledafilms.