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.