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Mar del Plata: FiGa Rolls Out ‘The Apostate,’ Latin American Slate (Exclusive)

6 November 2015 6:41 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mar Del Plata: FiGa Films, one of Latin America’s main arthouse sales drivers, has kicked off sales on Federico Veiroj’s Madrid-set comedic drama “The Apostate,” which won a Special Jury Mention playing main competition at September’s San Sebastian Festival.

World premiering at Toronto, now playing Argentina’s Mar del Plata Fest, “The Apostate,” a belated coming of age dramedy, has been acquired by Paname Distribution for France, still the world’s most resilient arthouse market.

Vieroj’s third feature rolls off strong word of mouth after winning March’s Miami Fest Encuentros, a pix in post competition curated by Toronto programmer Diana Sanchez. A new boutique distribution house launched by former MK2 distribution head Laurence Gachet, Paname buys a highly select number of films every year.

The tale of an eternal university student who battles the legacy of a conservative upbringing – hence his obdurate insistence on »

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FiGa, Veiroj Reteam on ‘The Apostate’

19 August 2015 4:28 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Madrid – L.A.-based FiGa Films is re-teaming with Federico Veiroj, the Uruguayan-Spanish director of “The Apostate,” a buzzed-up title which world premieres at Toronto, playing Contemporary World Cinema, before segueing to San Sebastian, selected for main competition.

Headed by Sandro Fiorin and Alex Garcia, sales-production house FiGa has acquired international sales rights to “The Apostate,” having represented Veiroj’s second feature, the delicious “A Useful Life,” a tribute to film as inspiration. Early “Apostate” sales are under negotiation, said Fiorin.

A comedic drama, “The Apostate” rolls off strong-word-of-mouth after winning March’s Miami Fest pix-in-post competish Encuentros, curated by Toronto programmer Diana Sanchez.

Following on Veiroj’s Directors’ Fortnight-selected “Acne,” then “Life,” “The Apostate” stars Alvaro Ogalla – also a co-scribe. Ogalla plays Gonzalo, an antihero who struggles with issues of faith, guilt and desires, attempting to escape his tempestuous past, not conform to his parents’ expectations and find his »

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