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Guido Rud’s Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks closed the early deal on the $3.5m project and has scored a Greek pre-sale with Seven Films.
Production on Kóblic is set to start in Argentina on July 20 with Darin playing a Navy captain in the late 1970s during the country’s ‘Dirty War’ who refuses to take part in the death flights, whereby drugged dissidents are dropped from planes.
The officer takes refuge in a coastal city and flies crop dusters for a family friend. He eventually falls for a local woman and confronts a thuggish police chief as the dictatorship’s agents close in on his whereabouts.
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FilmNation will launch “Silencio” at the upcoming 2015 Cannes Marché du Film. A hard-hitting woman’s drama, “Silencio” marks the third Almodovar title in a row that FilmNation will represent, after identity melodrama “The Skin I Live In” and air-flight ensemble comedy “I’m So Excited!” Echo Lake is financing the acquisition of rights for FilmNation Entertainment.
“We are so thrilled to be working again with our friends at El Deseo. As always, Pedro has crafted a story full of complex and original characters that will showcase amazing actors and touch the hearts of audiences around the world,” Glen Basner, »
- John Hopewell and Dave McNary
Cast revealed for Pedro Almodovar drama set in a “female universe” that will begin shooting in May.
The film centres on Julieta, whose life in 2015 finds her on the verge of madness but is shown 30 years earlier during the 1980s at a more prosperous time in her life.
Speaking to ScreenDaily, Agustin Almodovar said: “We are working with some of these talented actors for the first time, which makes it very exciting.
“The film is a return to drama based around women but it will also present new challenges.
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While not prolific in the vein of Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar usually doesn't let two or three years pass without delivering a new movie. And right on schedule, his next effort, "Silencio," is gearing up. Word first emerged on the project at the beginning of the year, and now much more has been revealed as casting has been put in place. And this time around, Almodovar is choosing new faces to work with instead of his usual ensemble roster of players. Emma Suarez and Ariadna Ugarte have been cast in the lead roles, with Inma Cuesta, Rosy de Palma, Nathalia Pozo, Pilar Castro, Dario Grandinetti, Daniel Grao, Joaquin Notario, and Blanca Pares in support, with the film finding the director going back into dramatic territory following the frothy "I'm So Excited!" Here's the synopsis via THR: The film tells of a 30-year time span in Juliet’s life, starting from »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Madrid – Spanish actresses Emma Suarez and Adriana Ugarte will topline “Silencio,” the next film from Pedro Almodóvar, a “female universe drama,” in Almodóvar’s words, charting one woman’s life between 1985 and the present day.
Almodovar’s 20th feature, “Silencio” will go into production in May, shooting over much of Spain. In it, Ugarte, who broke through with 2013 period TV series “The Time in Between,” and Suarez, a respected film actress first seen in Julio Medem’s 1992 debut “Cows” and prized for 2010 Karlovy Vary winner “The Mosquito Net,” will play respectively a younger and older Julieta, a woman “struggling to survive on the verge of madness,” according to a Thursday press release.
“’Silence’ talks about inevitable destiny, a guilt complex, the unfathomable mystery which »
- John Hopewell
5 items from 2015
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