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Corto Maltese:

Original title: Corto Maltese: Le Cour Secréte des Arcanes
German title: Corto Maltese:
France/Lux./Italy, 2002

Director: Morelli, Pascal
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

The highly regarded adventurer Corto Maltese is now hitting the big screen for the first time. As in Hugo Pratt’s comic about Corto Maltese in Siberia Corto, the silent sailer, is sent to Siberia to locate a train laden with the deposed tsar’s gold tresure. Corto joines up with his friend Rasputin and the fight for the gold is set in the snowclad mountains where trainwagons rumble along with combat clad chinese women and contra-revolutionary russian barons.

Marketing strategies:
300.000 admissions in France, sold to Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Swwden, Switzerland, Netherlands, Yugoslavia.

Locarno 2002, Montreal 2002, Buster Copenhagen 2004

World sales address/es:
Studiocanal ( F)

Sold to:
Mont-Blanc (CH)
Gébéka (F)