Buenos Aires — Lightning strikes twice. Flying the flag for the commercial potential of first-time Argentine directors and marking the kind of lightning deal which adds energy to a market, Vicente Canales
’ Film Factory has swooped on “The Good Intentions,” an Argentine movie which was the big winner Friday at Ventana Sur’s Primer Corte.
It played on Thursday morning in rough-cut at Ventana Sur’s Primer Corte, drawing applause from a seasoned international arthouse buyer audience. Film Factory has acquired world sales rights outside Argentina.
Directed with brio by Argentina’s Ana García Blaya
in her first feature outing, confirming a director and – as importantly these days, a writer – to track, “Las buenas intenciones” (The Good Intentions) will be ready for delivery by late February, said Tarea Fina producer Juan Pablo Miller
Closed in a matter of hours in the kind of dealmaking which adds energy to ever more cautious arthouse markets,