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THE CANTERVILLE GHOST
Director: Kim Burdon
Writers: Giles New and Keiron Self
Cast: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Toby Jones, Freddie Highmore, Imelda Staunton
Producers: Robert Chandler, Gina Carter, Adrian Politowski and Martin Metz
International Sales: CMG
The Canterville Ghost is a witty romp filled with humour and laughter with a perfect happy ending. Follow this magical story about a family invading the space and life of a grand old house, a house whose occupant just happens to be a ghost.
Director: Kirk Hendry and Neil Boyle
Writers: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Cast: Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy and Sally Hawkins
Producers: Sarah Radclyffe, Barnaby Spurrier, Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Jean Labadie, Anne-Laure Labadie
International Sales: Bankside Films
When a storm strikes, Michael and his dog Stella are washed overboard and end up on a remote island in the Pacific where they struggle to survive on their own. Unable to find food or water, Michael knows they cannot last long, but he soon realises there is someone who is watching over them and helping them to stay alive. Following a close-run bottle between life and death, the mysterious Japanese stranger - Kensuke - reluctantly allows Michael into his world and they begin to form a friendship. But something threatens to destroy the fragile world Kensuke has created on the island, and they must use all their courage, skills and resourcefulness to try to save it.
Director: Mark Koetsier
Writers: Ed Stone and Nate Hopper
Cast: Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks
Producers: Adam Nagle, Peter Nagle, Warren Franklin, Rob Minkoff
International Sales: GFM Animation
The story, directed by Mark Koetsier, follows Hank, a loveable mutt with big dreams of becoming a Samurai. When he finds himself with a new job as sheriff of Kakamucho, he also finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew given the town is inhabited solely by cats.
Director: Amandine Fredon, Benjamin Massoubre
Writers: Michel Fessler and Anne Goscinny
Producers: Pascal le Notre, Aton Soumache, Lilian Eche, Adrian Politowski
International Sales: Charades
"Little Nicholas” was born of the meeting of two authors: René Goscinny and Jean-Jacques Sempé. They leaned over their big white sheet of paper and brought the boy in the red sweater to life. As the tale is told, the little boy makes his way into his author and illustrator’s studios and light heartedly questions them. Sempé and Goscinny answer the boy, sharing with him secrets and anecdotes.
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GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE
Director: Sophie Hyde
Writers: Katy Brand
Cast: Emma Thompson
Producers: Debbie Gray, Adrian Politowski
International Sales: Cornerstone
Oscar winner Thompson (“Late Night,” “Nanny McPhee”) stars as Nancy Stokes, a 55-year-old widow yearning for some adventure, human connection and good sex, whichshe was robbed of in her stable but stale marriage. To make things right, the ex-teacherdevises a plan and hires the services of Leo Grande, a sex worker — or “sex therapist,”as he puts it — in his early 20s for a night of bliss.
Director: John Hay
Writers: John Hay & David Logan
Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Keeley Hawes, Sam Heughan
Producers: Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Donall McCusker
International Sales: Goldcrest
The ultimately heart-warming story of the tribulations behind best-selling children's novelist Roald Dahl's marriage to Academy Award winning actress Patricia Neal. The somewhat unlikely pair - an in-demand Hollywood actress and a burgeoning children's author - find their relationship put to the test, and ultimately strengthened, by tragic events. Set between New York, England and Los Angeles in the early 60s, it tells the tale of Dahl's struggles while writing some of his most famous works and Neal's return to acting with Hud.
DIE IN A GUNFIGHT
Director: Collin Schiffli
Writers: Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari
Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Diego Boneta
Producers: Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Jonathan Bronfman, Andrew Bronfman, Mark Gordon, Tom Butterfield
International Sales: Culmination
The Rathcarts and the Gibbons are modern day Montagues and Capulets, two rival families who each control their own media empire in New York City. Their teenage kids ignore the feud and fall in love, despite their parents efforts to keep them apart. With hitman, corporate corruption, love, jealousy, revenge and lust, all of the characters and emotions come to a head at the wedding in this fast moving action filled love story.
A GIFT FROM BOB
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Writers: Garry Jenkins
Cast: Luke Treadway
Producers: Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Adam Rolston, Steve Jarvis, Tracy Jarvis,
International Sales: The Exchange
The Christmas sequel to the hit film A STREET CAT NAMED BOB. Based on the international best-selling books. From the day James Bowen rescued a street cat abandoned in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, they began a friendship which has transformed both their lives and touched millions around the world. In this new story of their journey together, James looks back at the last Christmas he and Bob spent scraping a living on the streets and how Bob helped him through one of his toughest times - providing strength, friendship and inspiration but also teaching him important lessons about the true meaning of Christmas along the way.
LOVE, WEDDINGS & OTHER DISASTERS
Director: Dennis Dugan
Writers: Dennis Dugan
Cast: Diane Keaton, Jeremy Irons, Diego Boneta
Producers: Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Nadine de Barros, Mike Rachmil, Dan Reardon
International Sales: Fortitude
The female-driven, multi-story rom-com follows the people who work to create the perfect wedding day for the spouses-to-be even as their own relationships are outlandish and imperfect.
Director: Edward Hall
Writers: Piers Ashworth, Meg Leonard, Nick Mooncroft based on a Noel Coward play
Cast: Judi Dench, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Leslie Mann
Producers: Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, James Spring, Hilary Bevan Jones, Peter Snell, Nick Mooncroft, Meg Leonard
International Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Best-selling crime novelist Charles (Dan Stevens) suffers from terrible writer’s block and is struggling to finish his first screenplay. His picture-perfect new wife Ruth is doing her best to keep him focussed so they can fulfil her dream of leaving London for Hollywood. Charles’ quest for inspiration leads him to invite the eccentric mystic Madame Acarti (Judi Dench) to perform a séance in his home. He gets more than he bargained for when Madame Acarti inadvertently summons the spirit of his first wife: the brilliant and fiery Elvira. Ready to pick up her life right where she left off, Elvira is shocked to discover the prim and proper Ruth is now married to her husband and running her household. Charles finds himself stuck between his two wives and their increasingly over-the-top attempts to outdo one another in this lethally hilarious comedy.