Jordi Oliva, Mª Luisa Gutiérrez, Antonio Saura, Agus Jiménez y Cristina Andreu comentan el aniversario del Festival de Málaga

CINEYTELE Link: https://www.cineytele.com/2022/03/22/jordi-oliva-ma-luisa-gutierrez-antonio-saura-agus-jimenez-y-cristina-andreu-comentan-el-aniversario-del-festival-de-malaga/Cineytele Tras comenzar ayer con las opiniones y felicitaciones de Beatriz Navas, Mercedes Gamero, Carlos Rosado e Isona Admetlla con motivo de las bodas de plata del  Festival de Málaga,  continuamos ofreciendo los testimonios de representantes de la industria. Hoy es el turno de los  presidentes de PROA, de la Asociación Estatal de Cine, de…

How the fight against fake news fuelled Imanol Uribe’s Malaga title ‘What Lucia Saw’

Screen By  ELISABET CABEZA Link: https://www.screendaily.com/features/how-the-fight-against-fake-news-fuelled-imanol-uribes-malaga-title-what-lucia-saw/5168886.articlehttps://acortar.link/7YOrvX The Spanish thriller is being sold by Latido Films. Spanish thriller What Lucia Saw is playing in competition at the Madrid Film Festival this week and being showcased in the Market Premiere section of the Spanish Screenings by sales outfit Latido Films. Directed by Imanol Uribe, the film tells the story…

‘Far From the Sea’ Director Imanol Uribe Bows Buzz Title ‘What Lucia Saw,’ on 1989 Jesuit Priest Massacre

Variety By Ed Meza Link: https://acortar.link/7YOrvX   In his latest work, which was being singled out for praise on the first day of Malaga’s Spanish Screenings, Imanol Uribe recounts the fateful story of Lucia Cerna, the only witness to the 1989 massacre in El Salvador of six Jesuit priests and two other people by a U.S.-trained death squad…

Malaga Competition Title ‘Unfinished Affairs’ Pounced on by Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Malaga Competition Title ‘Unfinished Affairs’ Pounced on by Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://variety.com/2022/film/festivals/latido-malaga-unfinished-affairs-del-castillo-1235195041/   Latido Films, one of Spain’s biggest vendors of Spanish-language arthouse and crossover movies, has swooped on international sales rights to “Unfinished Affairs” (“La Maniobra de la Tortuga”). Domestic distribution in Spain is handled by A Contracorriente Films, one of Spain’s top independent producer-distributors. World premiering in main competition at this year’s Malaga…

‘Alis’: Berlin Review- A sensitive documentary about young women wins the Crystal Bear and a Teddy award in Berlin

‘Alis’: Berlin Review- A sensitive documentary about young women wins the Crystal Bear and a Teddy award in Berlin

Screendaily Link: https://www.screendaily.com/reviews/alis-berlin-review/5168024.articlehttps://cineuropa.org/es/newsdetail/422148/   Dir: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck. Columbia. 2022. 84 mins.  The opening of shots of Alis – of the cold exterior of an unnamed institution at dawn, of tall fences topped with barbed wire – could be mistaken for footage of prison grounds. Far less austere than it first appears, this compassionate film,…

Crítica: ALIS- BERLINALE- Mejor Documental Generation 14Plus y premio Teddy.

Cineuropa Link: https://cineuropa.org/es/newsdetail/422148/   El premiado documental de Clare Weiskopf y Nicolas van Hamelryck da voz a unas jóvenes colombianas con pasados tremendos y ahora semiprivadas de libertad, pero no de esperanza. Algo tan simple como unas entrevistas/charlas a cámara fija, con las protagonistas mirando a los ojos del espectador, sin filtro, constituye el armazón…

Sony Pictures Nabs Latin American Rights to Cabral’s ‘Hotel Coppelia’ from Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Sony Pictures Nabs Latin American Rights to Cabral’s ‘Hotel Coppelia’ from Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://variety.com/2022/film/global/sony-pictures-hotel-coppelia-latido-films-1235185751/https://acortar.link/SQYqkg Closing in on one of the leading voices in Caribbean cinema, Sony Pictures Television has acquired from Latido Films Latin American rights to “Hotel Coppelia,” directed by Dominican filmmaker José María Cabral. Produced by Santo Domingo-based Rafael Elías Muñoz at Lantica Media and Cabral’s outfit Tabula Rasa, “Hotel Coppelia” is a real events-inspired drama, set during…

Spanish sales agent Latido: “The fastest growing market for films is the platforms”

Screen By  ELISABET CABEZA Link: https://www.screendaily.com/features/spanish-sales-agent-latido-the-fastest-growing-market-for-films-is-the-platforms/5168845.article Still from film THE BEASTS by Rodrigo Sorogoyen As the world increasingly tunes in to Spanish-language content, Madrid-based sales agent Latido is at the forefront of bringing films from Spain. Europe and Latin America to market. Led by Antonio Saura, managing director, Juan Torres, head of international sales, and…

Latido seals deals on Spanish Screenings buzz title ‘Lullaby’ (exclusive)

Screen Daily By ELISABET CABEZA Link click here Madrid-based Latido Films has scored a slew of deals on Berlin Panorama title Lullaby at the Spanish Screenings in Malaga this week. The film has been bought for China (Huanxi Media), Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia (Film Stop), Scandinavia (Lucky Dogs) and Latido said it is in talks for…

‘Unfinished Affairs’: Malaga Review

Screen Daily By JONATHAN HOLLAND Link click here Juan Miguel del Castillo’s second feature is a Spanish thriller that critiques the male violence of its genre A hard-boiled thriller that also represents a critique of the machista assumptions underlying hard-boiled thrillers, Juan Miguel del Castillo’s second feature Unfinished Affairs sees two lost souls – a victim of domestic…

Buzzy Spanish thriller ‘All The Names Of God’ selling strongly (exclusive)

Buzzy Spanish thriller ‘All The Names Of God’ selling strongly (exclusive)

SCREENDAILY BY ELISABET CABEZA Link click here Daniel Calparsoro’s buzzy Spanish-language action thriller package All The Names Of God, is selling strongly for Madrid-based Latido Films. Koch Media has acquired rights for Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, while Kinovista has bought France. Tripictures has Spanish rights. October and is about a taxi driver played by Luis Tosar,…

CINEUROPA Review: The Beasts

CINEUROPA Review: The Beasts

CINEUROPA BY Alfonso Rivera Link click here If there is one word that defines Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s films –and series (see the magnificent Riot Police [+]) – it is tension. This feeling of angst, that upsets the stomach to the point of discomfort, is abundant in Madre [+], The Realm [+] and May God Save Us [+], and of course in The Beasts [+], the film with which the…

Cannes-Bound ‘The Beasts,’ from ‘The Kingdom’s’ Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Gets Poster From James Verdesoto (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY By Holly Jones Link click here World premiering in Cannes’ Premiere section, Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s thriller “The Beasts”(“As Bestas”) has shared with Variety its poster, crafted by James Verdesoto at New York’s Indika Entertainment Advertising, who as creative director at Miramax was responsible for the original award-winning film poster of “Pulp Fiction,” as well as those for “The Piano”…

Cannes Festival Adds Two More Films to 2022 Official Selection

VARIETY By Elsa Keslassy Link click here The Cannes Film Festival has added two more films to the Official Selection of the 75th edition, which will kick off on May 17. Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “As Bestas,” a Spanish-French movie, has been added to Cannes Première, the new section dedicated to world premieres for movies that are slightly…

‘Virus-32’ Review: Bloody and Sensational Uruguayan Zombie Horror

DREADCENTRAL BY Chad Collins  Link click here Virus-32 is undoubtedly one of the most original zombie offerings in recent years. The modern zombie is Danny Boyle’s zombie movie. While technically not zombies but instead those infected with the aggression-inducing rage virus, Boyle and 28 Days Later writer Alex Garland subverted undead tropes with a legion of fast-moving,…

‘Lullaby’: Malaga Review

‘Lullaby’: Malaga Review

Screendaily BY JONATHAN HOLLAND Link click here Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s debut is an absorbing mother-daughter drama set on the Basque coast Tender-hearted and acutely observed, Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s debut Lullaby is an absorbing if flawed mother-daughter drama. Lullaby is about a woman who, after having a child of her own, reaches a new affinity with her mother: hardly a…

Juan Torres de Latido Films: La vuelta a la presencialidad da mucho dinamismo a la distribución

Juan Torres de Latido Films: La vuelta a la presencialidad da mucho dinamismo a la distribución

vía PRODU By Liz Unamo Link click here Juan Torres, responsable de Ventas Internacionales de Latido Films, una distribuidora de cine y TV de habla hispana, está en MAFIZ con un paquete de películas españolas y latinoamericanas. Los thrillers La maniobra de la tortuga (dirigida por Juan Miguel de Castillo) y Llegaron de noche (dirigida por Imanol Uribe), el…

‘Lullaby,’ ‘Utama’ Sweep Spain’s Supersized Malaga Festival

‘Lullaby,’ ‘Utama’ Sweep Spain’s Supersized Malaga Festival

Variety By John Hopewell, Pablo Sandoval Link click here Two hotly-favored competition frontrunners, Spain’s motherhood-focused “Lullaby” and “Utama,” shot on an awe-inspiring Bolivian Altiplano, swept the board at a historic, 25th Málaga Film Festival which said a lot about the current state of the Spanish film industry.  Running March 18-26, the Festival proved a vibrant affair,…

Juan Miguel del Castillo on giving voice to victims of violence in Spanish thriller ‘Unfinished Affairs’

Screen Daily BY ELISABET CABEZA Link click here Spanish thriller Unfinished Affairs premieres in competition at the Malaga Film Festival this week, marking the second feature of director Juan Miguel del Castillo. It is also one of three titles receiving special ‘market premieres’ in the festival’s Spanish Screenings industry event by sales outfit Latido Films. The film stars…