Spain’s Álex Montoya Talks Málaga Competition Title ‘La Casa’: Adapted From Paco Roca’s Eisner-Winning Graphic Novel  

 Spain’s Álex Montoya Talks Málaga Competition Title ‘La Casa’: Adapted From Paco Roca’s Eisner-Winning Graphic Novel  

Variety Link click here A myriad of sentiments converge when estranged siblings meet to unpack the weight of their father’s recent death in Spain’s Álex Montoya’s third feature “La Casa,” adapted from the Eisner-winning graphic novel by Paco Roca and sold by Latido Films. The film, which bowed last night, figures in the official competition selection at this…

 Colm Meaney, Aidan Gillen Join Jim Sheridan’s True Crime Drama ‘Re-creation’ (EXCLUSIVE)

 Colm Meaney, Aidan Gillen Join Jim Sheridan’s True Crime Drama ‘Re-creation’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here Colm Meaney and Aidan Gillen have joined Vicky Krieps in the cast of six-time Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan‘s upcoming true crime drama “Re-creation.” Meaney has appeared in dozens of high-profile films and series over the past forty-plus years but is best known as Star Trek’s Chief Miles O’Brien in “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and “Star Trek:…

Cannes’ Fantastic Pavilion Gala Screenings Feature a Woman Who Will ‘Crash and Burn Cannes’ and ‘Bastard Offspring of ‘The Sound of Music’’ (exclusive)  

Cannes’ Fantastic Pavilion Gala Screenings Feature a Woman Who Will ‘Crash and Burn Cannes’ and ‘Bastard Offspring of ‘The Sound of Music’’ (exclusive)  

Variety Link click here The Fantastic Pavilion returns to Cannes for its second edition, revealing seven Gala Screenings. This year’s selection features “Do Not Enter” by Hugo Cardozo, “Aire, Just Breathe” directed by Leticia Tonos, Doug Rao’s “Dirty Boy,” Can Evrenol’s “Sayara,” “Mourir or Not Mourir” by Thomas Combret, Andreas Marschall’s “Black.White.Red.” and “Vadakkan” by Sajeed A….

Latido Takes David Pérez Sañudo’s ‘Sacamantecas’ (exclusive)  

Latido Takes David Pérez Sañudo’s ‘Sacamantecas’ (exclusive)  

Variety Link click here Spain’s Latido Films has clinched world sales rights to serial killer drama-thriller “Sacamantecas,” the third feature by writer-director David Pérez Sañudo, whose Latido-repped debut feature, “Ane,” swept three Spanish Academy Goya Awards in 2021. Latido is already handling Pérez Sañudo’s second feature, “Los últimos románticos,” which it announced at the Berlin Film Festival…

Latido Films boards Carlos Marquès-Marcet’s ‘They Will Be Dust’ (exclusive)

Latido Films boards Carlos Marquès-Marcet’s ‘They Will Be Dust’ (exclusive)

Screendaily Link click here Spain’s Latido Films has boarded international sales on Carlos Marques-Marcet’s drama They Will Be Dust (Polvo serán). Elástica Films will handle distribution in Spain. It tells the story of a woman, Claudia (Angela Molina) diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour who takes a last trip to Switzerland to decide how and when to end…

Latido Films scores sales for ‘Re-creation’ with Vicky Krieps, Gerardo Herrero’s ‘Raqqa’ (exclusive)

Latido Films scores sales for ‘Re-creation’ with Vicky Krieps, Gerardo Herrero’s ‘Raqqa’ (exclusive)

Screendaily Link click here Madrid-based sales outlet Latido Films has unveiled sales on key titles from its European Film Market (EFM, February 15-21) and Malaga Film Festival (March 1-10) slates. Beginning with films in pre-production, Jim Sheridan and David Merriman’s true crime courtroom docu-drama Re-creation starring Vicky Krieps has secured pre-sales for Greece (Spentzos) and Portugal (Outsider). The film sees a…

Spanish rock film ‘Saturn Return’, Mexican drama ‘Radical’ win top awards at Malaga 2024

Spanish rock film ‘Saturn Return’, Mexican drama ‘Radical’ win top awards at Malaga 2024

Screendaily Link click here Isaki Lacuesta and Pol Rodríguez’s,Saturn Return was the big winner at the Malaga Film Festival on March 9, taking home the awards for Golden Biznaga for best Spanish film, best director and best editing. Other top prizes went to Celia Rico’s Little Loves, Álex Monoya’s La Casa, Pau Durá’s Birds Flying East (Pájaros) and Mexican drama Radical, by…

China’s Aim Media Continues Latido Films’ Winning Streak with Global Remake Hit ‘Champions’

China’s Aim Media Continues Latido Films’ Winning Streak with Global Remake Hit ‘Champions’

Variety Link click here The international endurance of Spanish film adaptations was front and center this year at the Malaga Festival Industry Zone’s (MAFIZ) Remake Day event on Thursday, with a presentation of Shanghai-based Aim Media’s “Lose to Win,” the Chinese adaptation of the Latido Films-sold 2018 hit “Campeones” (“Champions”), directed by Javier Fesser. “Champions” is produced…

Spain’s Álex Montoya Talks Málaga Competition Title ‘La Casa’: Adapted From Paco Roca’s Eisner-Winning Graphic Novel

Spain’s Álex Montoya Talks Málaga Competition Title ‘La Casa’: Adapted From Paco Roca’s Eisner-Winning Graphic Novel

Variety Link click here A myriad of sentiments converge when estranged siblings meet to unpack the weight of their father’s recent death in Spain’s Álex Montoya’s third feature “La Casa,” adapted from the Eisner-winning graphic novel by Paco Roca and sold by Latido Films. The film, which bowed last night, figures in the official competition selection at this…

Review: Saturn Return

Review: Saturn Return

Cineuropa Link click here Isaki Lacuesta and Pol Rodríguez present a suggestive film inspired by the story of the legendary Spanish band Los Planetas Inspired by one of the key periods of the popular Spanish band (although it is not exactly a film about Los Planetas), the film tells the story of a moment of…

Jim Sheridan says film industry is “in the emergency room”; gives updates on ‘I Am A Man’, ‘Re-creation’, ‘Hiba’

Jim Sheridan says film industry is “in the emergency room”; gives updates on ‘I Am A Man’, ‘Re-creation’, ‘Hiba’

Screendaily Link click here Irish director Jim Sheridan has sounded a warning on the state of the international film industry, saying “the whole film industry is in the emergency room.” Speaking to Screen in Doha, Qatar where he is participating in the Qumra event as a master, Sheridan said, “It’s going to be more the way in…

Spanish sales agents reveal the best markets and genres for their films

Spanish sales agents reveal the best markets and genres for their films

Screendaily Link click here Straight-down-the-line genre films including thrillers, animation and horror as well as high-end prestige dramas are the most sought-after Spanish films by international buyers, according to sales agents attending Mafiz, the five-day industry programme of Spain’s Málaga Film Festival which runs from March 4-8. “The way the market works currently means buyers…

‘Little Loves’: Malaga Review

‘Little Loves’: Malaga Review

Screen Link click here Celia Rico Clavellino’s intimate Spanish drama tracks a troubled mother-daughter relationship With Little Loves, Celia Rico Clavellino deepens the exploration of mother/daughter relationships that began with 2018’s well-received Journey To A Mother’s Room. Similarly quiet, understated and driven by two fine performances, and similarly underpinned by the director’s ability to extract meaning and nuance…

Malaga’s Spanish Screenings Host 222 Titles, Underscore Industry Drivers: NextGen Talent, Animation, the Rise of Spain’s Regions

Malaga’s Spanish Screenings Host 222 Titles, Underscore Industry Drivers: NextGen Talent, Animation, the Rise of Spain’s Regions

Variety Link click here MALAGA —  Antonio Chavarrías’ “Holy Mother,” Celia Rico’s “Little Loves” and Diogo Viegas’s “Alice’s Diary” play at this year’s 3rd Spanish Screenings Content, the Malaga Festival’s part of the Spanish Screenings XXL, Spain’s biggest international industry platform in its history, featuring over March 4-7 and – when it comes to Málaga – the…

Isaki Lacuesta, David Trueba, Antonio Chavarrías Make Malaga Main Competition Cut

Isaki Lacuesta, David Trueba, Antonio Chavarrías Make Malaga Main Competition Cut

Variety Link click here MALAGA — Opening last Friday with “Dragonkeeper,” also in competition, Spain’s Malaga Festival, its biggest dedicated event for movies from Spain and Latin America, is studded by latest films by Isaki Lacuesta – “Saturn Return,” reportedly fun, broad audience and radical – David Trueba – “The Good Man,” small scale but…

Isaki Lacuesta and Pol Rodríguez’s ‘Saturn Return’ to world premiere at Malaga Film Festival; line up unveiled

Isaki Lacuesta and Pol Rodríguez’s ‘Saturn Return’ to world premiere at Malaga Film Festival; line up unveiled

SCREEN INTERNATIONAL Link click here The 27th edition of the Malaga Film Festival (MFF) opens today (March 1) with animated feature Dragonkeeper and a strong line-up of Spanish and Latin American world premieres. The festival is a popular annual meeting point for the Spanish film industry, attended by most buyers and sellers, and showcases the best in new…

En producción “8”, la nueva película dirigida por Julio Medem

En producción “8”, la nueva película dirigida por Julio Medem

Link click here Diferentes localizaciones de la provincia de Vizcaya acogerán desde la próxima semana el rodaje de “8”, la nueva película escrita y dirigida por Julio Medem protagonizada por Javier Rey y Ana Rujas. Una producción de Alvaro Longoria, Rodrigo Espinel y el propio Julio Medem, que retrata cómo a lo largo de 90 años las vidas de Octavio y Adela se entrelazan en…

Latido Films, ‘Ane’ Director David Perez Sanudo Clinch Two-Picture Deal (EXCLUSIVE) 

Latido Films, ‘Ane’ Director David Perez Sanudo Clinch Two-Picture Deal (EXCLUSIVE) 

Variety Link click here   In a coup for the Madrid-based sales agency, Latido Films has cliched a two picture deal with David Pérez Sañudo whose debut feature, “Ane,” repped by Latido, swept three Spanish Academy Goya Awards in 2021.  Latido will take world sales rights on both titles. The move comes as Spanish sales companies battle…