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Charades’s ‘The Goldman Case,’ by Cedric Kahn, is a key seller in the US, Europe and China (exclusive).

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‘The Goldman Case’

Cedric Kahn’s The Goldman Case has closed a slew of deals in key territories following its world premiere as the opening film of Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes.

Paris-based Charades has sold the courtroom drama to Menemsha Films for the US and English-speaking Canada and to FunFilm for French-speaking Canada, to DDDream in China and Lev Cinema in Israel.

The film has also sold in Europe to Spain (Filmin), Greece (Weird Wave), Italy (Movies Inspired), Portugal (Leopardo Filmes), Czech Republic and Slovakia (Artcam) and the Adriatics (MCF Megacom). Ad Vitam will release this film in France on 27.0.1001010Produced Benjamin Elalouf’s Paris-based production company Moonshaker,

The Goldman Case was penned by Kahn and Nathalie Hertzberg. Arieh worthalter plays Pierre Goldman, an intellectual from the French left who was facing life in prison on numerous charges but declared his innocence when accused of a double homicide. The film will be aired by Canal+ six months after its release in French cinemas. Canal+ is also on board and will air the film six months after its release in French theatres.‘The Goldman Case’: Cannes Review

Producer Elalouf told


the film “has been resonating abroad because it deals with universal issues like racism, 1970s activism and a divided society, all in one case.” He added: “Its story may be quite radical, but the mise-en-scene, the acting and the dialogue make it captivating from a filmmaking perspective.”Charades’ co-founders Carole Baraton and Yohann Comte added: “The position of the film as Directors’ Fortnight opener combined with its critical success and strong word-of-mouth has enabled us to keep it alive throughout the festival despite fierce competition, providing us with substantial leverage for sales. Especially this year, everybody loves a great courtroom thriller!” The prolific Kahn’s next film

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is understood to be a top contender for Venice in the autumn.Cannes Film Festival reveals dates for 2024 edition

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