‘The Beasts’ Wins Three Prizes, Including Top Jury Award, at Miami Film Festival

‘The Beasts’ Wins Three Prizes, Including Top Jury Award, at Miami Film Festival

Variety Link here Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “The Beasts” (Spain), Lilo and Camilo Vilaplana’s “Plantadas” (U.S.), Hansel Porras Garcia’s “Febrero” (U.S., Cuba), Chandler Levack’s “I Like Movies” (Canada) and Pavel Giroud’s “The Padilla Affair” (Cuba, Spain) were among the winners at the 40th edition of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival, which ran March 3-12. “The Beasts,” won…

Filmmaker Jenna Hasse on Her Berlinale Generation Title ‘L’Amour du Monde’

Variety By Callum McLennan Link click here   Making its world premiere in the Generation Kplus program at the Berlin Film Festival on Feb. 19, “L’Amour du monde” (“Longing for the World”) is the feature debut from filmmaker Jenna Hasse. Latido Films manage international sales and will be looking to add to their haul from the previous two…

Berlin Hosts a Carlos Saura Tribute with Screenings of ‘Rosa, Rosae’ and ‘Walls Can Talk’

Berlin Hosts a Carlos Saura Tribute with Screenings of ‘Rosa, Rosae’ and ‘Walls Can Talk’

Variety By John Hopewell Link click here   He was working to the last. Five days before his latest work, “Lorca by Saura,” opened at Madrid’s Infanta Isabel Theater – in what he saw as a new phase of theatre-based creativity –  Carlos Saura died on Feb. 10 at his Collado Mediano home in the lap of the…

Berlinale hosts tribute to legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura: “I will never forget his kindness”

Screendaily By Elisabeth Cabeza Link click here   The Berlin film festival honoured the legacy of legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura, who died aged 91 earlier this month, with a special screening of his last film, documentary Walls Can Talk yesterday (Feb 20). The attendees included Berlinale’s director Carlo Chatrian, the president of the European Film Academy…

La familia de Saura provoca un estallido de emoción en la gala de los Goya en un homenaje del cine español al director fallecido

La familia de Saura provoca un estallido de emoción en la gala de los Goya en un homenaje del cine español al director fallecido

EL PAIS Link click here Se hizo la luz y ahí estaba. Una imagen de Carlos Saura fue lo primero que se vio en la 37ª edición de los Goya. Acompañado, cómo no, de su inseparable cámara. El premio de Honor iba a ser el gran homenaje del cine español al maestro aragonés. Pero el creador…

‘The Beasts’ Devours the Competition at Tokyo International Film Festival

‘The Beasts’ Devours the Competition at Tokyo International Film Festival

Variety By Mark Schilling Link click here “The Beasts,” Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s psychological thriller about a French couple who come to live a peaceful life in Spain’s Galician countryside, but get a less than warm welcome from the locals, won the Tokyo Grand Prix at the 35th Tokyo International Film Festival at Tuesday night’s closing ceremony. The festival, which…

Pedro Almodovar Endorses Alauda Ruiz De Azua’s ‘Lullaby’: ‘It’s the Best Spanish Debut For Years’ (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY BY Emilio Mayorga Link click here Pedro Almodóvar has put his considerable weight behind Spaniard Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s first feature, ”Lullaby” (“Cinco Lobitos”) as it has initiated a spirited run at Spain’s box office. “It is undoubtedly the best debut in Spanish cinema for years,” Almodóvar announced in a statement, describing the mother-daughter relationship drama…

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ’The Beasts,’ ‘Virus 32,’ ‘All the Names of God’ Lead Latido Films Sales Rebound (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety By John Hopewell Link click here Closing Japan with Medallion and French-speaking Canada with Axiom and fielding offers for the U.S., China and the U.K, “The Beasts” is on track to shortly sell well over half the major territories in the world for sales agent Latido Films. The sales come as Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s rural thriller heads to…

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ‘The Beasts’ and Remake Rights Drive Latido Films’ Raft of Cannes Slate Sales  (EXCLUSIVE)

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ‘The Beasts’ and Remake Rights Drive Latido Films’ Raft of Cannes Slate Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY BY Emiliano de Pablos Link click here Suggesting an appreciable recovery in the dynamism of international film markets, Madrid-based Latido Films has unveiled a raft of deals on its Cannes line-up, led by standout sales for Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s Cannes Premiere player “The Beasts.”  The Spain-set rural thriller was acquired by Movies Inspired in Italy and Imagine in…

Joe Arroyo Salsa Biopic Goes to Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Joe Arroyo Salsa Biopic Goes to Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety By Callum McLennan Link click here “Rebellion,” from José Luis Rugeles whose “Alias María” competed at Cannes Un Certain Regard and was Colombia’s Oscar entry, has been acquired for international sales by Latido Films. Latido will be bringing the title onto the market at Toronto. In the film, Rugeles takes a non-linear approach to the narrative drifting…

‘Walls Can Talk,’ Carlos Saura’s Latest Film, Brought Onto the Market as the Director Turns 91, Highlighted by Ventana Sur

Variety By Holly Jones Link click here Following a successful festival circuit run after its world premiere at San Sebastian, Madrid-based Latido Films is bringing Carlos Saura’s (“Carmen”) inquisitive documentary “Walls Can Talk” (“Las Paredes Hablan”) to Buenos Aires. Screening as a highlight of Ventana’s Sur’s Spanish Screenings On Tour strand, which seeks to capture the country’s extraordinary…

‘As Bestas’ de Rodrigo Sorogoyen entra en el ‘Top 10’ de Francia en su primer fin de semana en los cines

‘As Bestas’ de Rodrigo Sorogoyen entra en el ‘Top 10’ de Francia en su primer fin de semana en los cines

Audiovisual 451 Por Redacción AV451 Link click here ‘As Bestas’, la nueva película de Rodrigo Sorogoyen se estrenó en cines en Francia el pasado 20 de julio y ha entrado en el ‘Top 10’ de los filmes más vistos de la cartelera francesa con 72 mil espectadores. En París, ha alcanzado la tercera posición del ranking de…

Latido Films seals US deal on ‘The Beasts’ at Ventana Sur (exclusive)

Screendaily By Emilio Mayorga Link click here Antonio Saura’s Latido Films has licensed all US rights on Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s psychological thriller and Cannes Directors’ Fortnight selection The Beasts – one of the standouts at last week’s Ventana Sur market – to Los Angeles-based Greenwich Entertainment. The film screened in Buenos Aires under the auspices of Spanish Screenings on…

THE EMPLOYER AND THE EMPLOYEE: Oscars best international feature 2023

SCREENDAILY Link click here Entries for the 2023 Oscar for best international feature are underway, and Screen is profiling each one on this page. Scroll down for profiles of each Oscar entry An international feature film is defined as a feature-length motion picture produced outside the US with a predominantly (more than 50%) non-English dialogue track and…

Latido Re-Teams with Santiago Segura, Atresmedia, Warner on Spanish Box Office Hit ‘The Kids Are Alright 2’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety By Emiliano De Pablos Link click here Following the successful path plowed by the first part of the saga, Madrid-based Latido Films has taken international sales rights outside Spain and Latin America to “A todo tren 2” (“The Kids Are Alright 2”), the latest family comedy from “Torrente” creator-star Santiago Segura, one of the biggest comedic talents…

LULLABY & THE BEASTS,  Preselected Oscars best international feature 2023

LULLABY & THE BEASTS, Preselected Oscars best international feature 2023

ACADEMIA DE CINE DE ESPAÑA Link click here Alcarràs, de Carla Simón, As bestas, de Rodrigo Sorogoyen, y Cinco lobitos, de Alauda Ruiz de Azúa, son las tres cintas preseleccionadas para representar a España en la 95 edición de los Premios Oscar, que se celebrará el 12 de marzo de 2023. El próximo 13 de septiembre se conocerá la decisión…

Berlin Generation Title ‘Sica’ Swooped On by Latido Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Berlin Generation Title ‘Sica’ Swooped On by Latido Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety By John Hopewell Link click here In the run-up to February’s Berlin Film Festival, Madrid-based Latido Films has pounced on “Sica,” the fiction feature debut of Carla Subirana, one of a hard-to-miss vibrant new generation of Barcelona-based women directors and producers now galvanizing the Catalan film scene. In a frequent alignment between the two companies, Spanish distribution will be…

San Sebastian-Bound ‘Secaderos’ Showcases Creature Designed by Oscar-Winning ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Team (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY Link click here Vying for the Premio Kutxabank at the San Sebastian Film Festival’s New Directors sidebar, “Secaderos” (“Tobacco Barns”), the feature debut of Rocio Mesa, includes a beguiling creature of the woods that was designed and created by the Oscar-winning team behind Guillermo del Toro’s 2007 “Pan’s Labyrinth.” For make-up and special effects whizzes…