‘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,…

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…

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…

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…

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”…

‘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,…

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,…

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

Carlos Saura’s The King of the Whole World is part of the 50 European films to tempt festival directors in 2021

Having focused mainly on music-themed documentaries for the last 15 years, Saura returns to the music and dance-based drama that won him awards and acclaim earlier in his career, such as 1985 Bafta winner Carmen. English National Ballet lead principal Isaac Hernandez stars opposite National Ballet of Mexico soloist Greta Elizondo as two dancers who fall…

THE BEST FAMILIES announced to participate in the 24th Malaga Film Festival official selection

The Malaga Festival advances some of the titles to competition in its 24 edition, from June 3rd to 13th. ‘The Best Families’ alongside with ‘El vientre del mar’, ‘La casa del caracol’, ‘Destello bravío’ y ‘Amalgama’, will participate in the Sección oficial of the Festival this summer. The Best Families (Las Mejores Familias) directed by…

Latido boards sales on Colombian Generation 14plus selection ‘Alis’, releases first-look trailer (exclusive)

Latido boards sales on Colombian Generation 14plus selection ‘Alis’, releases first-look trailer (exclusive)

Screendaily Link: https://www.screendaily.com/news/latido-boards-sales-on-colombian-generation-14plus-selection-alis-releases-first-look-trailer-exclusive/5167148.article?adredir=1 By JEREMY KAY   Madrid’s Latido Films has come on board to represent international sales on Berlin Generation 14plus selection Alis and has released a first-look trailer. Clare Weiskopf and Nicolás Van Hemelryck co-directed the Colombia-set documentary that takes place at a public boarding school in Bogota where 10 teenagers from the street take part…

Berlinale: Watch the Trailer for the Colombian Documentary ALIS

Cinema Tropical Link: https://www.cinematropical.com/cinema-tropical/berlinale-watch-the-trailer-for-the-colombian-documentary-alis   In anticipation of its world premiere this week at the 72nd edition of the Berlin Film Festival, Spain-based international sales agent Latido Films has dropped the trailer for the Colombian documentary film Alis, the second feature by the directorial duo of Clare Weiskopf and Nicolás Van Hemelryck (Amazona). Winner of…

We’ve acquire ‘Tales’, a film made during the quarantine!

Latido Films has picked up international sales rights to «Relatos Con-fin-a-dos» (Tales of the Lockdown), a film directed by 5 spanish directors: Fernando Colomo, Alvaro Fernández-Armero, David Marqués, Miguel Bardem and Juan Diego Botto. The movie has been produced by Spanish film and Morena Films. Its market premiere will be at Cannes Marché du Film…

Berlin Panorama Entry ‘Lullaby’ Debuts Trailer Providing an Earnest Peek into the Dynamics of Care (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety Link: https://variety.com/2022/film/news/berlinale-panorama-lullaby-trailer-debut-1235175603/https://www.cinematropical.com/cinema-tropical/berlinale-watch-the-trailer-for-the-colombian-documentary-alis   In anticipation of its world premiere at the Berlinale, Latido Films, which is handling international distribution, has provided Variety exclusive access to the international trailer for Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s debut feature, “Lullaby.” The film, which takes an earnest glimpse into the fraught dynamics of cross-generational caregiving, will be included as part of the…

‘Champions’ will have a remake in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian remake of ‘Champions’ (by Javier Fesser), a Spanish blockbuster, has been acquired by theatrical distributor Vox, VOD service Shahid VIP and Latido Films. The Saudi ‘Champions’ will be released theatrically across the Middle East in December by Vox, then stream six months on Shahid VIP (the leading Arabic SVOD platform in the…