BREAKING NEWS– European major Studio Canal has acquired all UK rights to Emirati director Ali F. Mostafa’s road movie From A to B. The deal, announced during Berlin’s EFM, was negotiated by Arianne Fraser’s Highland Film Group.

From A to B, which world premiered last October at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, was co-financed and co-produced by Twofour54 and Image Nation Abu Dhabi. Rotana Film Production is handling the Middle East release of the film, which was produced by Paul Baboudjian, Mohammed Hefzy and Ali F. Mostafa.

Ashraf Hamdi and Ronnie Khalil both contributed to the script that Hefzy and Mostafa wrote.

The film tells the story of three estranged childhood friends who travel on a road trip from Abu Dhabi to Beirut in memory of their lost friend.

Highland is repping international sales at EFM.