’s Le Pacte
, the upscale Paris-based arthouse film company, has taken a co-production stake in Spaniard Rodrigo Sorogoyen
‘s political corruption thriller “El Reino
,” probably one of the most talked-about Spanish productions of the upcoming months.
Doing so, Le Pacte
, which acquired French distribution rights to Sorogoyen’s previous film, serial killer thriller “May God Save Us
,” a best screenplay winner at 2016’s San Sebastian Festival, goes one step further in its commitment to Sorogoyen, already consolidated as a Spanish directors to track.
In “El Reino
,” the French outfit joins forces with “May God Save Us
” producers Tornasol Films
, the Spanish company behind Juan José Campanella
’s Oscar-winning “The Secret in Their Eyes
,” and Atresmedia Cine, the film production arm of broadcaster Atresmedia whose credits include Woody Allen
’s “Vicky Christina Barcelona.”
Warner Bros. Pictures España and Latido Films are also re-teaming with Sorogoyen on “El Reino
,” after having handled respectively local distribution and international