Brisk sales for PorchLight's 'Hell's Rain'


CANNES -- Sales were brisk at Cannes on Monday for PorchLight Entertainment's action thriller "Hell's Rain," the company said as the first day of the MIPCOM market came to a close.

The film, about meteors falling on a small town, sold to TF1 in France, Sogecable in Spain, RTL2 in Germany, Art Port in Japan, Andrea Leone in Italy, TVP in Poland, D Productions in Turkey, RTL Klub in Hungary, Eagle and Orbit in the Middle East, Star TV in Asia and MPI in Romania.

"It's only Day 1 and we've had such great interest in our product, especially our movies, as exemplified by 'Hell's Rain' sales," PorchLight president of worldwide distribution Ken DuBow said.