DRAMA / Co-production: Colombia, Argentina / Language: Spanish
Directed by: Laura Mora
Paula (22) witnesses the murder of her father, a popular political science professor in Medellín. A few months after, she accidentally crosses paths with a young man, Jesus who she thinks she recognizes as her father’s killer.
The encounter between victim and victimizer will reveal how much it takes to kill, when she finds the human being behind the killer, who ends up being a reflection of her own self.In an intense showdown, Paula finally confesses she has been tracking him to get justice for the murder of her beloved father.
Jesus encourages Paula to pull the trigger, and forces her to define the limits of her own humanity. In her hands lies a choice: whether to perpetuate, or to break the vicious cycle of violence.
Killing Jesús is based on real events in the life of writer-director.
DRAMA / Co-production: Spain, Uruguay, Argentina, France / Language: Spanish
Directed by: Álvaro Brechner
1972. One autumn night, nine political prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation that will last twelve years. Prisoners remained isolatedin tiny cells in which they spend most of their time with hoods over their heads. Among them, Pepe Mujica – later to become president of Uruguay…
Berlinale Co-production Market, Prix ARTE International & San Sebastian IFF Co-production Forum Award.
Starring: ANTONIO DE LA TORRE (May God Save Us), CHINO DARÍN (The Queen of Spain), SOLEDAD VILLAMIL (The Secret in Their Eyes)
DRAMA / Co-production: Ukraine, Poland, Macedonia / Language: Ukranian
Directed by: Marysia Nikitiuk
In a godforsaken village in Ukraine a rebellious 5 year old girl learns about life
watching her teenage cousin’s romance with a young criminal. But when he flees after a murder pursued by the local mafia, her cousin is forced to marry someone else, thus teaching a life lesson about how difficult it is to achieve your dreams.
ScriptEast Kieslowski award for the BEST SCRIPT in Cannes 2016.
WORK IN PROGRESS in Odessa Film Festival, Varsovia (CentEast) & Tallin (Baltic Event).
ANIMATION / Production: Spain / Language: Spanish
Directed by: Carlos Fernández
Paco, a 40-year-old graphic designer, is finally able to fulfil a childhood dream:
to earn a living working at home in his pyjamas. But after reaching this zenith
of personal happiness, he falls in love with Birdie. From then on, he will have to
adapt to a new life, triggering a series of hilarious situations that both bachelors
and couples can easily relate to.
Designed and written by PACO ROCA (Author of Wrinkles)
ANNECY GOES TO CANNES Fri. 19th at 10:00 – Palais K– Level 4, Palais des Festivals
ANNECY 2016 – Pitchs MIFA
Directed by: Salvador Simó
Paris, 1930. The film The Golden Age has caused a scandal and Luis Buñuel, who appeared to be destined for surrealism stardom, is left with nothing. In this difficult situation, he cannot even tackle his next project, a documentary about one of the poorest Spanish regions, Las Hurdes. However, his friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket with the promise that, if he wins, he will pay for the film. Incredibly, luck is on their side. The harshness of Las Hurdes and the extreme misery of its people affect Buñuel deeply. Reality, dreams, memories of his childhood and Salvador Dalí, all begin to mix up in his mind in this creative animation movie.
From the leading SPANISH ANIMATION producers of WRINKLES and THE MISSING LYNX.
Project in development in CARTOON MOVIE.
ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES: Tue. 23rd at 13:00 – Palais B
THRILLER / Production: Spain / Language: Spainsh
Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s new thriller after May God Save Us (Best Script in San Sebastian Film Festival 2016) sees him working once again with his fetish actor, Antonio de la Torre, to explore the devastating consequences of political corruption.
Starring ANTONIO DE LA TORRE (Marshland, Cannibal). From the director of STOCKHOLM (Winner Spanish Academy Awards – Best New Director) & MAY GOD SAVE US (Best Screenplay – San Sebastian Film Festival).
From the producers of The Secret in Their Eyes and Marshland