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…

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…

‘Tequila,’ from ‘Sons of the Clouds’ Alvaro Longoria, Goes to Latido, Sparks Band Reunion (EXCLUSIVE)

‘Tequila,’ from ‘Sons of the Clouds’ Alvaro Longoria, Goes to Latido, Sparks Band Reunion (EXCLUSIVE)

VARIETY Link click here “Tequila, Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll,” from Goya Award-winning producer-helmer Alvaro Longoria, has been acquired for international sales by Latido Films. Set up at Madrid’s Morena Films, which Longoria co-founded, doc marks a return to directing for Longoria, whose 2012 debut, “Sons of the Clouds,” produced by Javier Bardem, scored a…

TIFF Review: The Young Arsonists Captures Malaise with Beauty and Style

THE FILM STAGE Link click here Small town rural living tends to instill a sense of malaise in youth and neither Nicole (Maddy Martin) nor Veronica (Jenna Warren) are exceptions to that rule. They’ve already made a pact to eventually get out of here for no other reason than to aspire towards something that didn’t…

Carlos Saura’s San Sebastian World Premiere ‘Walls Can Talk’ Swooped on by Latido (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link click here “Walls Can Talk,” the latest film by Spain’s Carlos Saura, director of “Raise Ravens,” “Deprisa, Deprisa” and “Carmen,” has been acquired for intentional sales by Madrid-based Latido. Produced by María del Puy Alvarado at Malvalanda (“Madre,” “The Mole Agent”) and distributed in Spain by José Maria nd Miguel Morales’ Wanda Vision, “Walls Can…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ángeles Reiné Set to Follow ‘Héroes de Barrio’ With Mali Immigrant Story, Stunt Motocross Tale (EXCLUSIVE)

Ángeles Reiné Set to Follow ‘Héroes de Barrio’ With Mali Immigrant Story, Stunt Motocross Tale (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://acortar.link/O3t0gq Spanish director Ángeles Reiné celebrates family, neighborhood friendships and soccer in her a feel-good comedy “Héroes de Barrio” (“Football Heroes of the Block”). The film, Reiné’s sophomore feature following 2019’s “Salir del ropero” (“So My Grandma’s a Lesbian!”), which screens at the Malaga Festival, follows financially-strapped Seville bar owner Luis, who seeks to…

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…

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…