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“Love Translated” picked up by Discovery Fit & Health

Cargo Film & Releasing has found buyers in the U.S. and Europe for Julia Ivanova's Love Translated, a doc that follows Western men as they travel to the Ukraine to find wives.
May 12, 2011

Cargo Film & Releasing has sold Julia Ivanova’s Love Translated, a doc on Western men seeking wives in Ukraine, to the U.S. and Europe.

The raft of sales for Vancouver-based Interfilm’s doc came out of MIPTV and Hot Docs.

Discovery Fit & Health acquired U.S. broadcast rights. Other broadcasters picking up the film are RTS of French-speaking Switzerland, VMMA of Belgium, Czech TV, SFR of German-speaking Switzerland, YES-DBS of Israel, MTV Finland and Planete in Poland.

Love Translated follows a group of Western men who travel to Odessa, Ukraine for 10 days to try to meet the right woman. The men endure contrived and awkward situations and possible scammers in an effort to find wives.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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