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Toronto: Iervolino Entertainment Scores Sales on ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’

Toronto: Iervolino Entertainment Scores Sales on ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’

Italy’s Iervolino Entertainment is boasting a slew of international sales on Ciro Guerra-directed drama “Waiting for the Barbarians,” toplining Johnny Depp and starring Robert Pattinson, Mark Rylance, Gana Bayarsaikhan and Greta Scacchi.

The adaptation of J.M. Coetzee’s prize-winning novel, which launched from Venice last year, has been sold by Iervolino’s Ambi Distribution unit to Germany (Constantin Film), France (Snd), Cis (Paradise), Middle East (Falcon Films), Cee (Vertical), Taiwan (Cai Chang International), Australia (Defiant), Latin America (Dreamgold), Turkey (Filmarti), and Scandinavia and Iceland, among other territories.

Ambi is now looking to close more deals during the Toronto Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.

The film, which is an allegory of the war between oppressor and oppressed and sees Depp play the reactionary Colonel Joll, was originally slated by Samuel Goldwyn Films for a theatrical release in the U.S. However, due to Covid-19, it instead went out

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