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By Patrick Frater
Thu, 14 February 2013, 00:01 AM (HKT)
Sales agent Media Asia Film Distribution (HK) Ltd 寰亞影視發行（香港）有限公司 said that the film had been a strong seller at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin. It also concluded deals this week with Metropolitan Filmexport for France and with Discovery Film and Video Distribution for former Yugoslavia territories.
Media Asia says it has firm offers from distributors in Germany, Italy, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia, Czech Republic & Slovakia that it expects to close soon.
The story of a Hong Kong drug lord who is arrested by the mainland police and forced to infiltrate and destroy a cartel in China, Drug War had its world premiere at the International Rome Film Festival in November last year. It is still awaiting theatrical release in China and Hong Kong.