Press Releases
STUPID YOUNG HEART at TIFF

STUPID YOUNG HEART is an edgy, warm, and raw drama about suburban teenagers who unexpectedly have to deal with grown up problems of pregnancy, while extreme right ideas begin to encroach on their multicultural neighbourhood.

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FIRE LILY to screen in Cannes

FIRE LILY is a strong female-based psychological drama that touches on dilemas faced by many women in today's society. Mystery and anxiety combine to form an entertaining, probing film that should appeal to a broad demographic. The film is having its market debut in Cannes and will have a market screening (Monday, May 14, 13.30 at Gray 2)

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'CLOUD WHISPERS' screening at EFM

CLOUD WHISPERS, a film about a whimsical journey of discovery, is the debut feature of striking new director Kerstin Polte. The film boasts an outstanding cast including Corinna Harfouch (Downfall, Perfume, Berlin Calling), Meret Becker (Munich, Wetlands, A Change in the Weather) and Sabine Timoteo (The Free Will, The Wonders, Center of my World). The film is to have a private screening in Berlin.

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EAST OF SWEDEN in Berlin

EAST OF SWEDEN is a clever suspense drama with strong characters and lots of twists and turns. It begins with three strangers on an overnight train, where one of them is about to die. The film then takes us on a journey through consequences, lies, and ultimately redemption. The film is to have a private screening in Berlin.

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WONDERLAND market premiere at EFM

 

What makes a perfect Christmas? Family? Food? Snow? WONDERLAND takes us through an engaging story of discovery, where relationships take front stage and new romance becomes a possibility. WONDERLAND will have its market premiere in Berlin.

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JOE ARPAIO BACK IN THE NEWS (Arpaio documentary / Mip)

 Controversial former sherrif of Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio, is a news headline again, with recent support from President Trump, who has pardoned him from charges Arpaio describes as a 'witch hunt'. Arpaio has never shied away from the limelight, as the 2014 documentary THE JOE SHOW testifies. The documentary is an outstanding example of how the media is drawn to infamy and how controversy can fuel the careers of the rich and powerful.

 

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Presenting MAYA DARDEL with Lena Olin & Rosanna Arquette

 The Yellow Affair has picked up the powerful, lyrical MAYA DARDEL for world sales (outside North and South America). The film boasts a stunning lead performance by Lena Olin and supported by the outstanding Rosanna Arquette. Samuel Goldwyn and Orion Pictures will release the film theatrically in USA  in November.

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Award winner GARDEN LANE at Haugesund

 Following its award winning premiere at Giffoni Film Festival, GARDEN LANE, a beautifully cinematic film based on a true story about a family's struggle wtih drug abuse, is set to appear at this year's Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund.

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BECKER - SMALL TOWN GANGSTER IN CANNES

 'There can only be one King, and thats Johan Becker.' The Yellow Affair presents BECKER - SMALL TOWN GANGSTER in Cannes. This film, having its market premiere (screening time below), mixes black comedy and small town crime in a quirky, clever, and thrilling way. 

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'ROBIN' OPENS IN CANNES

 The Yellow Affair is premiering the intriguing mystery thriller ROBIN in Cannes. The film takes us into the fascinating, nightmarish world of Robin, an attractive young woman who believes she is being pursued by a brutal murderer. 'ROBIN' is an exciting ride, that presses all the right 'thriller' buttons and keeps its audience disoriented till the end.

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MARKET PREMIERE AT EFM FOR 'GARDEN LANE'

 GARDEN LANE, a beautifully cinematic film based on a true story about a family's struggle wtih drug abuse, is set to premiere at this year's EFM (screening times below). The film's accomplished cast includes one of this year's Shooting Stars, Karin Franz Körlof.

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5 WOMEN AT EFM

 Acclaimed best-selling novelist and screenwriter (8 Miles High) Olaf Kraemer makes his directorial debut with a female-centric psychological thriller called ‘5 WOMEN’, set in the South of France. The film will be screening at this year’s EFM.

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STRAWBERRY DAYS MARKET SCREENING EFM

 Following on from his success with THE SARNOS – A LIFE IN DIRTY MOVIES documentary, Wiktor Ericsson directs his first fiction feature STRAWBERRY DAYS. The film -  essentially a coming-of-age, culture-clash love story - is beautifully cinematic, and topically back-dropped by social political issues surrounding the exploitation of cheap labor within Europe. STRAWBERRY DAYS will have its market premiere screening in Berlin.

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The Yellow Affair represents Depardieu in BACH biopic

 The life of Johan Sebastian Bach, simply entitled BACH, is being prepared for the big screen, and will go into production in 2017. The story of Bach, tagged ‘Orphan, Convict, Rebel, Genius’, will be brought to life by director Eric Styles (That Good Night, Legendary) and the production is attracting a host of prominent actors. Already attached are Gérard Depardieu, Max Von Sydow, Axel Milberg and Marianne Sagebrecht. The Production team is in discussions with high profile actors and the lead role of Bach is still to be confirmed. BACH is also backed by an outstanding Academy Award winning crew.

 

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Children's feature + TV series SNIP SNAP SNUT

 The Yellow Affair is proud to present a new TV series & feature aimed at pre school children. This non language entertainment subtly tackles various themes connected to children's emotions: humor, joy, anger and fear. Welcome to the world of SNIP, SNAP & SNUT!

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BRIAN COX in ‘THE CARER’ & ‘THE MINE’ AT EDINBURGH IFF (click here)

 THE CARER, starring Brian Cox, Emiia Fox and Anna Chancellor, is having its UK premiere in the ‘Best of British’ section of this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival. THE CARER has been picked up for distribution in UK  by Cinefile, who will be releasing the film theatrically throughout the UK and Ireland following the Edinburgh premiere. In addition to THE CARER, The Yellow Affair is also proud to announce THE MINE, featuring at Edinburgh as a part of this year’s Finnish film focus.

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GIRLS LOST (Ecrans Juniors) and UNINDIAN (Cinéma Antipodes) AT CANNES (click here)

 Alexandra Therese Keining’s GIRLS LOST - already a multi festival award winner having featured at, amongst others, Toronto, Rome & Rotterdam - has been selected for ‘Cannes Ecrans Juniors’. Meanwhile, UNINDIAN, a spicey rom com about cultural differences, will feature in this year's Cinéma des Antipodes.

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‘THE YARD’ TO FEATURE AT BERLINALE

 THE YARD, a compelling Swedish drama about a fallen poet lost in the mundane world of unskilled work, is to feature at this year’s Berlinale in the Forum Section (see screenings below). This follows its selection as opening film in Gothenburg (selected in the Dragon Awards Competition).

 

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THE YARD AND THE MINE SELECTED FOR GIFF

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Most Popular Film and best actress - THE GIRL KING in Montreal

 Malin Buska, for her role as Queen Kristina in Mika Kaurismäki's film THE GIRL KING, has won the Best Actress Award at The 39th World Film Festival in Montreal. THE GIRL KING, upon its world premiere in Montreal, also won the Audience Award for Most Popular Film.

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