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Produced by Gerardo Herrero, topper of Madrid-based Tornasol Films, the Euros4 million ($5.4 million) project shots fromOct. 27 in Seville. Cast also includes Hugo Silva (“Witching and Bitching”) and Juan Diego Botto (“Frozen Silence”).
Based on a novel by British author Robert Wilson, “Ignorancia” turns on the kidnapping of a son of the character played by Paz Vega. The Andalusia-set story mixes Russian mafia with Islamic terrorism, Herrero said at San Sebastian.
“Ignorancia” represents one of a clutch of new 18 pre-buys unveiled by Tve, the TV division of Spanish pubcaster Rtve, at a joint press conference with Spanish production sector umbrella assn. Fapae held Thursday at the San Sebastian Festival.
The feature pack, which represent a substantial part of Spain’s 2014 film production slate, also »
- Emiliano De Pablos and John Hopewell
Written and directed by Isaki Lacuesta, The Double Steps is a Spanish-Swiss production I profiled on the site after it won the top prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain last year. It was released in theaters across Spain, but it has yet to find distribution in the U.S. Although it's on DVD (region 2) for those with multi-region DVD players who are interested in seeing the film. The Double Steps tells a mystical and superstitious story, a mysterious blend of fiction and fact. The film centers on a legend involving real-life 20th century French writer/painter François Augiéras (1925-1971), whose spirit seems to have reincarnated in a West African villager in »
- Vanessa Martinez
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