Global Screen sells WW2 drama PLAN A to US and Canada (Menemsha)
Munich, June 21st, 2021 | Munich-based world sales unit Global Screen, a brand of Telepool, has closed a further deal on a major territory for PLAN A, the inconceivable, yet true story about a secret revanche plan against Nazi Germany.
Menemsha Films has acquired all rights for North America and Canada. The deal was negotiated by Neil Friedman (Menemsha) and Julia Weber (Global Screen) and Amy Beecroft (Verve).
Other deals were concluded with Signature Entertainment for U.K., Ireland, New Zealand and Australia, while Twelve Oaks Pictures picked up the film in Spain. A further deal is being lined up for Japan with New Select, for Portugal with NOS Lusomundo, with Danal Entertainment for Korea, and with CaiChang for Taiwan.
Germany 1945, Max (August Diehl), a Jewish Holocaust survivor, meets a radical group of Jewish resistance fighters, who, like him, lost all hope for their future after they were robbed of their existence and their entire family were killed by the Nazis. They dream of retaliation on an epic scale for the Jewish people. An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. Max starts identifying with the group's monstrous plans...
The film by the directors Yoav and Doron Paz (“Phobidilia”, “The Golem”) was shot in English language and tells the story of the dangerous and bold secret operation called Plan A. Starring August Diehl (“A Hidden Life,” “Inglourious Basterds”) and Sylvia Hoeks (“Blade Runner 2049,” “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”). Other members of the cast include Michael Aloni (“Shitsel”), Nikolai Kinski and Milton Welsh. The drama gives a new perspective about the holocaust and deals with our most primal feelings such as revenge, justice, and morality.
The film is being produced by Skady Lis (Getaway Pictures) and Minu Barati (Jooyaa Film) in co-production with UCM, Phiphen Pictures, Sky Deutschland, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte and Cine Plus. Molly Conners, Amanda Bowers, Jane Oster, Vincent Morano are executive producers.
Global Screen will be e-attending the upcoming Pre-Screenings in Cannes and will host 2 screenings for PLAN A:
Mon, June 21 5pm Pre-Cannes 17
Wed, June 23 9am Pre-Cannes 17