has lured key European buyers with “The Good Boss,” starring Javier Bardem
. The film started shooting last month in Spain.
Described as an offbeat satire with darkly comedic elements, “The Good Boss” is being produced by Fernando León de Aranoa
through the label Reposado P.C. and Mediapro Studio.
The major distributors that have boarded the movie include Bim in Italy, Alamode in Germany and Austria, Cascade
in the Cis and Baltics, and Spentzos in Greece. MK2
launched sales on the movie during the Toronto Film Festival.
Discussions are underway in other territories, according to Fionnuela Jamison, head of international sales at MK2 Films.
Bardem stars in the film as a seemingly benevolent owner of a family factory who thinks he could be up for another local award for business excellence. In order to improve productivity within a week and win, the boss will cross every line imaginable,