Warsaw's New Europe Film Sales Picks Up 'Thou Was Mild and Lovely'

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Director, “Uncle Kent”

Actress-turned-director Josephine Decker's Kentucky-set sophomore movie will screen in the Berlinale Forum sidebar.

Warsaw-based boutique world sales company New Europe Film Sales has picked up Berlinale Forum title Thou Was Mild and Lovely.

The second film by actress-turned director Josephine Decker -- the intimate and subtly erotic thriller that is set in the hills of Kentucky -- stars leading independent filmmaker Joe Swanberg alongside actors Sophie Traub (Tenderness starring Russell Crowe) and Robert Longstreet (Take Shelter, This Is Martin Bonner).

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Decker's debut movie, Butter on the Latch, also has a Forum slot at this year's Berlinale, which opens Feb. 6.

Berlinale and European Film Market screenings will be the film’s world festival and market premieres. New Europe Film Sales -- the only international sales agent operating in Poland -- handles all territories outside North America, where Paradigm is handling sales on Thou Wast Mild and Lovely.