Exclusive: UK sales outfit has picked up a Croatian comedy and a Us western featuring Kris Kristofferson
London-based Starline Entertainment has picked up two titles for international sales ahead of Cannes.
The first is Croatia-set comedy Ministry Of Love, which opens in Croatia later this year through local distributor Blitz.
The film was produced by Stanislav Babic
of Zagreb based Telefilm and co-produced by Julietta Sichel
for Czech Republic company 8Heads Productions.
Directed by Pavo Marinković, the project was originally developed through the Eastern European development lab ScripTeast, organised by the Independent Film Foundation.
Starring Stjepan Perić, the plot follows a disillusioned drifter who is hired by the government to help enforce a deeply unpopular money saving scheme targeting war widows.
The second title is contemporary western Lawless Range
, featuring Kris Kristofferson
and Beau Bridges
alongside Patrick John Flueger
and Austin Nichols
. The latter play Texan brothers whose family loyalties are tested when one finds himself indebted