Minerva Pictures closes Europe, Asia deals on genre features out of EFM
Italian sales firm Minerva Pictures has finalised deals on several genre titles at the recent European Film Market (EFM).
The sales are led by terrorist thriller The Shift, which has been picked up for France (Koba Films), Germany (The Lighthouse) and Japan (New Select).
The Italy-Belgium co-produced is directed by Alessandro Tonda and premiered at Rome Film Fest. Led by Suburra star Adamo Dionisi and Cesar award-winning actress Clotilde Hesme, it centres on two paramedics who unwittingly load a suicide bomber into their ambulance in the wake of a terrorist attack.
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