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GOOD, a feature adaptation of C P Taylor’s acclaimed play about an otherwise moral professor who formulates Hitler’s Final Solution, is to shoot on location in Berlin in the second part of this year.

Danish director Lone Scherfig will shoot the film in Potsdam, central Berlin and the city’s Olympic stadium, built for the Nazi Olympics in 1936.

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UK producer/distributor, AX1 Films has acquired the Japanese film, TONY TAKITANI from French sales house, Celluloid Dreams. The film was produced by Japan’s Wilco. Ltd.

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and winner of the Special Jury Prize and the International Critics' Prize at the Locarno Film Festival, 'Tony Takitani' is an unprecedented film adaptation of the work of internationally-acclaimed author, HARUKI MURAKAMI (“Sputnik Sweetheart”, "The Wind Up Bird Chronicles” and “Kafka On The Shore”), and is based on Murakami’s short story “Tony Takitani” first published in the New Yorker magazine in 2002.

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AX1 Films is proud to announce that Pablo Trapero's eagerly awaited third feature, FAMILIA RODANTE, will premiere in Official Selection of Venice's newly created Horizon Section and in Toronto's Contemporary World Cinema where films like BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM, NOWHERE IN AFRICA, SEX AND LUCIA and GOODBYE LENIN screened in past editions.

The film was shot entirely on location in Argentina and produced by the director's Buenos Aires based company Mantanza Filmes in co-production with AX1 Films, Germany's Pandora Films, French company Paradis Films, Spain's Alta Classics,and Don Ranvaud's Buena Onda Films, with Lumina Films handling world sales.

AX1 Films announced today that by way of a reverse takeover it has completed a merger with UKI Films Limited, creating a larger new structure, with interests in documentary filmmaking as well as feature films.

UKI Films was launched in September 2001 by producer/director Polly Steele and major British property player UKI Investments.

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All UK and Ireland rights to Flemish filmmaker Tom Barman's film ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS have been acquired by AX1 Films. The film will receive its international premiere on August 7th at the Locarno International Film Festival, screening as part of the Piazza Grande nightly open air programme.

Barman's debut feature has become the strongest opener in Belgium in the last year, clocking up almost 50,000 admissions on 14 screens for Belgium distributor Cineart since its release on June 18. Writer/director Barman is best known as the frontman of rockband dEUS.

The soundtrack, which forms a major part of the film, contains music by Herbie Hancock, Squarepusher, Charles Mingus, Yazoo, Magnus and many more artists.

The film was produced by Belgium's Corridor Films, and the acquisition negotiated with French sales house, Films Distribution.