NGE bags North America rights of 'City Of Life And Death'

MUMBAI: National Geographic Entertainment (NGE) has bagged the North American rights of Lu Chuan‘s Chinese film City Of Life And Death. The film will screen at Toronto Film Festival

NGE is collaborating with Chuan after they last worked together on the North American release of Lu Chuan‘s film Mountain Patrol: Kekexili.

NGE is also lining up a late 2009 or 2010 release, co-ordinating the marketing with IDG China Media Fund, a US venture capital company that belongs to International Data Group. Said NGE president Adam Leipzig, "This is one of the most memorable war films

ever made."

This is the second major acquisition for NGE this year after Cherien Dabis‘ Sundance comedy hit Amreeka which premiered in New York and Los Angeles on September 4.

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