Global Screen Reaches Deal With UK & Ireland For TIFF Entry “My Sailor, My Love” (Exclusive) | New
Germany’s Global Screen reported strong response in Toronto to Klaus Haro’s TIFF Contemporary World Cinema selection My sailor, my love and has an agreement with Signature for the UK and Ireland.
Härö’s English-language debut premiered last Friday (September 9) and stars James Cosmo and Bríd Brennan as a retired sea captain and the home helper he falls in love with, much to her chagrin. adult daughter who feels like she never really knew her. dad. Catherine Walker also stars.
Jimmy Karlsson and Kirsi Wikman wrote the screenplay. 2015 Finnish drama Haro The Fencer made the list of International Films at the Oscars and earned a Foreign Language Feature Film nomination at the Golden Globes.
Kai Nordberg and Kaarle Aho produced for Making Movies Oy of Finland alongside David Collins for Samson Films of Ireland. The film received support from the WRAP Fund West-Ireland, the Finnish Film Foundation and Fís Éireann Screen Ireland. The executive producers are Cloé Garbay and Bastien Sirodot from Belgian company Umedia.
Signature is planning a theatrical release in early 2023. Katie Wilkinson, the company’s director of acquisitions and development, said: “Signature was immediately charmed by My sailor, my love and it’s always a pleasure to support and champion Irish content. We were all won over by the heartfelt story, incredible performances, and breathtaking scenery of the Emerald Isle featured in the film. We’re planning a theatrical release in early 2023, and we can’t wait to bring this deeply moving and multi-dimensional story to audiences.
Klaus Rasmussen, Senior Vice President of International Theatrical Sales and Acquisitions at Global Screen, added, “We are very pleased to have Signature on board for director Klaus Härös’ first English language feature. Signature is a solid partner with great enthusiasm for the film. We think they will do a good job of bringing the film to theaters in the UK and Ireland.
Cosmo’s credits include game of thrones, Brave heart, and The Chronicles of Narnia. Brennan starred in Dancing To Lughnasa and brooklyn. Walker recently worked with Ridley Scott on House of Gucci and played in A dark song.
Global Screen’s current roster includes The Incredible Mauritius, the 3D animated film based on the novels by Terry Pratchett starring Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke. The company worked on the animation Two by two! and Luis and the aliensdrama The Collini Affairand the author’s title Good evening a thousand times.