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Amazon buys SVOD foreign language films

Scripted-logo-460_2hotellAmazon has acquired a raft of foreign-language movies for its Prime Video streaming service.

The e-commerce giant has bought the features package from Eurocinema World, in itself a VOD service operator, as well as a linear channel.

The films will be available under the Eurocinema Carte Blanche banner on Amazon. Titles include Alicia Vikander Swedish movie Hotell (pictured).

“I’m delighted to launch Eurocinema World on Amazon,” said Sebastien Perioche, president and CEO, Eurocinema.

“Eurocinema has been very successful in creating a branded destination on cable and telco systems. We believe we can extend our brand to the Amazon Prime platform, giving subscribers access to unique niche content, easily accessible any time and on their preferred devices.”