Xavier Giannoli’s Marguerite took the first spot on its first week with 260.000 admissions!
A Monster with A Thousand Heads gets US Distribution
Music Box Films has bought U.S. rights to Rodrigo Pla’s health insurance thriller.
“Anyone who has unease about placing medical matters of life and death in the hands of profit-centric health insurance companies will immediately identify with, if perhaps not endorse, his heroine’s actions.” said Music Box’s Edward Arentz.
Neon Bull wins Jury Prizes in Venice & Toronto
Gabriel Mascaro’s second fiction film has won the Jury Prize in Orizzonti in Venice and the Honourable Mention of the Platform Jury in Toronto.
A Monster with a Thousand Heads in the Press
Rodrigo Pla’s new film which opened the Orizzonti section in Venice receives wonderful press. Variety calls it “a considerable achievement, (which) taps into a global movement of ordinary people questioning authority and demanding change”. Screen praises the main actress “Jana Raluy excels in Rodrigo Pla’s most commercially viable film, a tense, sometimes bleakly comic drama.” And The Hollywood Reporter : “A compact and lean mix of thriller, drama and socio-political commentary.”
MARGUERITE will sing-along in TELLURIDE
COHEN MEDIA GROUP acquired Marguerite for US territory, planning to release it Spring 2016. Film with diva played by Catherine Frot will have its US premiere in the 42nd Telluride Film Festival, after competiting in Venice Film Festival in main selection.
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