The Macedonian/Croatian/Finnish/British coproduction The Liberation of Skopje by Rade and Danilo Šerbedžija has been sold to China. Representatives of the Italian sales agent Summerside International told FNE that interest has been also expressed by more South Asian territories including Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.
The film will be released in China by First Brave/Jushi.
The WWII drama has been selected as Macedonia’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 89th Academy Awards.
The film was produced by Macedonia’s Partysans in coproduction with Croatia’s Lijeni Film and MP Film Production, Finland’s Art Films and UK’s F&ME. The Macedonian Film Agency,, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Finnish Film Fund, YLE and Eurimages supported the project.
The Liberation of Skopje premiered at the 2016 Pula Film Festival.