LORE U.S. BOUND

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Apr 11 2012

AFTRS alumnus Cate Shortland (Directing) has just seen her latest feature, Lore, set in the aftermath of WWII Germany, sold to the US.

Written by Cate and Robin Mukherjee Lore has been picked up by Music Box through French-based international sales agent Memento Films.

An Australian/German/UK co-pro the feature is an adaptation of Rachel Seiffert's The Dark Room, a story of a young German girl who must get her four younger siblings to her grandmother on the other side of the country after her Nazi parents are arrested by Allied Forces.

Internationally, the film has also been sold into Brazil, South Korea, Israel and Colombia and will be distributed locally by Transmission Films. Liz Watts the film's producer said: "Lore has had very nice pre-sales. We'll be going into full swing at Cannes Market."


Looking forward to the trailer due out in May…


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