GROWING YOUR MOVIE BUSINESS

SR&CO DO CANNES

June 12, 2012

The annual Cannes Film Festival brings together the world's leading studios, filmmakers, exhibitors and distributors, and this year was no different as Selim Ramia and Co arrived in Cannes as the region's leading distributor representing the Middle East's largest chain of theatres, Grand Cinemas.

In a star-studded week culminating on May 27th, SR&CO sampled the industry's finest new film productions. The following are just a few of the attractions coming soon to a Grand Cinemas near you.


DREDD
A neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral incarnation from John Wagner’s and Carlos Ezquerra's revered comic strip about a futuristic cop (Karl Urban) who combines the power of judge, jury and executioner.

BULLET TO THE HEAD
Sylvester Stallone stars in the story of a hitman who teams with a detective in a high-stakes investigation that leads from the dingy back alleys of New Orleans all the way to the power corridors of Washington, D.C.

SAMMY'S ADVENTURES 2
In part 1, we joined Sammy the sea turtle on a fun and exciting fifty-year journey through the ocean. Now, Sammy and his family head off on a new adventure with spectacular results.

HOPE SPRINGS
An all-star comedy sees Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones), a devoted couple, seek to reignite the spark in their marriage when they call on the talents of a renowned couple’s specialist (Steve Carell).

SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
Steve Carell and Keira Knightley lead the cast of this unique romantic comedy. When news surfaces of a deadly asteroid nearing Earth, and his wife leaves in a panic, Dodge decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart.

STEP UP REVOLUTION
The new installment in the smash franchise sets the dancing against the vibrant backdrop of Miami where Emily, the daughter of a wealthy businessman, must help a dance crew save their neighbourhood from destruction.

THE WORDS
Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid and Olivia Wilde star in the thrilling story of a writer who, at the peak of his literary success, discovers the price he must pay for stealing another man's work.

THE IMPOSSIBLE
Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star in the powerful drama about a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time - the 2004 Thailand tsunami.

HOUBA! ON THE TRAIL OF THE MARSUPILAMI
Alain Chabat presents a furry tail about a reporter who makes a fantastic discovery: that the Marsupilami, a mythical and mischievous animal, really does exist.

ZARAFA
In a wonderful animated adventure, Hassan, Prince of the Desert, is instructed by the Pasha to deliver Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe, to France.

GLADIATORS OF ROME
In the age of Imperial Rome, Young Timo is an orphan of Pompeii's eruption, abopted by general Chirone and raised in the famous Gladiator's Academy. The only problem is, Timo doesn't want to be a Gladiator!