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Cannes Market Watch: Solution Takes 'Grand Piano' with Elijah Wood, High Point Media Group Gets John Boorman Documentary

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by Maggie Lange
May 9, 2012 5:23 PM
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Elijah Wood

The Solution Entertainment Group acquired the international rights to "Grand Piano," starring Elijah Wood. The thriller from the Spanish producing team, directed by Eugenio Mira ("The Birthday"), tells the story of a piano virtuoso, crippled by stage fright, who fights to return to the stage. Currently Wood is filming Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit." The Solution will present "Grand Piano" to international buyers at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.

Carey Fitzgerald's High Point Media Group acquired international rights to Cannes Classics selection "Me and Me Dad," about legendary filmmaker John Boorman ("Point Blank," "Deliverance"), directed by his daughter Katrine Boorman.  Katrine spent four years filming her father, who took the opportunity to offer her a crash course in filmmaking.

More pre-Cannes buys news from TOH here.
 

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