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Visit Films boards six for Efm

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Visit Films boards six for Efm
Exclusive: Buoyed by a fresh North American deal for Sundance hit Morris From America, Ryan Kampe jets into Berlin with a bevy of buzzy festival titles set to receive their market premieres.

The slate includes Ramzi Ben Sliman’s French drama and Berlinale selection My Revolution, about a French-Tunisian teenager who unwittingly becomes a poster boy for the Arab Spring as he tries to win the heart of his love.

Samuel Vincent, Anamaria Vartolomei, Lucien Le Guern, Lubna Azabal, and Samir Guesmi star. Visit represents worldwide rights excluding France.

Rotterdam title Suntan from Argyris Papadimitropoulos is a dark ‘coming-of-middle-age’ drama that just premiered in Holland and stars Makis Papadimitriou as a lonely, middle-aged doctor of a tiny holiday island who become obsessed with a young tourist.

Elli Tringou, Milou Van Groessen, Dimi Hart, Hara Kotsali, and Marcus Collen also star. Odeon will distribute in Greece and Cyprus.

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Way of the Morris Trailer

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Another film I never got to see at SXSW and wish I had is this documentary about Morris Dancing from Fifth Column Films called ‘Way of the Morris’. Our friend James Benson who has written some stories for the site in the past was involved in the project working as a Sound Recordist on the movie.

Synopsis: A heartfelt ode to his agrarian roots, ‘Way of the Morris’ follows award-winning filmmaker Tim Plester on a journey from the English village green to the killing fields of the Somme, as he searches for a connection with the much-maligned native dance traditions that run deep in his blood.

Featuring contributions from singer/songwriter Billy Bragg and Fairport Convention’s Chris Leslie, what emerges is a poignant and evocative exploration of the origins and impulses behind Morris dancing, and an attempt to understand its place within enchanted Albion’s ongoing story…

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