‘THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN’ WILL REPRESENT ARGENTINA AS ITS FOREIGN-LANGUAGE OSCAR ENTRY

Argentina has choosen Gaston Duprat and Mariano Cohn’s “The Distinguished Citizen” as its Foreign-Language Academy Award. The Disney-distributed dramedy won a Volpi Cup best actor award for Oscar Martinez at Venice Film Festival. Duprat and Cohn’s film will also represent Argentina at the 2017 Spanish Academy Goyas. After two weekends from the Argentine Premiere, “The…

MAY GOD SAVE US AND RARA WINNERS AT THE SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Last Saturday Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s MAY GOD SAVE US was awarded with the Special Jury Prize for Best Screenplay (co-written by Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Isabel Peña), and Chilean Pepa San Martin’s debut RARA won the Horizontes Award at 64th edition San Sebastian Film Festival. This beautifully crafted drama already won a Berlinale Generation Kplus International Jury…

RARA THE “REAL JEWEL” OF SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

After screening last Tuesday in San Sebastian’s Latin Horizons sidebar, RARA has been dubbed the «real jewel» of the festival and her director Pepa San Martin as the new revelation director of Chilean new cinema. According Carlos Loureda from Fotogramas: «What is truly strange is that this gem wasn’t placed in the Official competition or…

‘PLAYGROUND’ STANDS OUT AS THE MOST SHOCKING FILM OF SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

After ‘PLAGROUND’s World Premieres in competition at San Sebastian, most of the press assure that Kowalski’s fiction debut leaves nobody indifferent. “If San Sebastian were to give a prize this year for its most shocking film, PLAYGROUND would surely be the clear winner” claimed Variety. The division of opinion was huge, while some people loved…

“AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL” AN EXPERTLY PACED CAPER FILM THAT KEEP THE AUDIENCE IN A HEIGHTENED STATE OF SUSPENSE

(Source: Variety –Jay Weissberg) “AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL”, Rodrigo Grande’s tense, sharply made thriller, was screened last week at Rome’s Film Festival with a great reception of the international press. Grande’s new movie was defined as the most accomplished of his three films, with influences ranging from “Rififi” to “The Great Escape”, intriguing,…

GREAT RECEPTION OF MAY GOD SAVE US AT SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Rodrigo Sorogoyen applies his fascination with the dark side of humanity to a sweaty and unwholesome thriller MAY GOD SAVE US, a multi-layered in its themes of friendship, violence and institutionalized dereliction of duty. Few competition films entered San Sebastian with the buzz of Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s MAY GOD SAVE US a grueling, grimy, melancholic thriller…

MULTI-THEATRICAL RELEASE FOR ‘BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF DREAMS’

Jose Luis Lopez Linares’ BOSCH THE GARDEN OF DREAMS will receive a theatrical release in 24 international territories, thanks to a pioneering agreement with the foreign distributor Version Digital. Among the territories in which BOSCH will open in cinemas outsand the U.S., U.K., Latin America, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The docu-feature will be released in…

BOSCH, THE GARDEN OF DREAMS OPENS IN FRENCH CINEMAS WITH AMAZING RESULTS

The new film by the well-known Spanish documentary director José Luis López-Linares opened last week in french cinemas! In addition, «BOSCH, THE GARDEN OF DREAMS» had great reception in the 33 cinemas that it was released with the amazing result of 17.497 admissions. The movie also had the approval of the french press as it was…

THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AND PLAYGROUND AT THE WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL

We are very proud to announce that THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN and PLAYGROUND will take part at the 32nd edition of the Warsaw Film Festival held on between the 7th and the 16th of October. This major “A” category festival will host at the Opening Gala the screening of THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN, Best Actor Award Winner…

GREAT SUCCESS OF THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AT SEMINCI FILM FESTIVAL WITH TWO NEW AWARDS

Great news! At the 61st edition’s Closing Gala of the Valladolid International Film Festival THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN has been awarded with the Silver Spike. Moreover, the ironic and marvelous screenwriting based on small-mindedness in this special small-town also won the ‘Miguel Delibes’ Award to the Best Script. Thanks to these new awards, the movie directed by Gastón…

CARLOS SAURA’S MUSICAL “J:BEYOND FLAMENCO” WORLD PREMIERE IN TORONTO MASTERS

Carlos Saura born in Aragon, and one of the leading light of the 1960s New Spanish Cinema, returns to his homeland in his latest musical “J: Beyond Flamenco,” which World Premiere plays in Toronto’s Masters section. Saura is a man on a mission. Catching attention with his debut, “Los Golfos” (1959), over a near-50 year…

LATIDO ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL SALES RIGHTS OF ‘WHEN THE TREES FALL’

We are pleased to announce our new acquisition: Marysia Nikitiuk’s debut film ‘When the trees fall’, an Ukrainian-Polish-French-Macedonian Coproduction, which won the ScripTeast Kieslowski award for the “Best script” in last Cannes edition. Written and directed by Marysia Nikitiuk, ‘When the trees fall’ is a coming of age drama, that depicts the story of a…

GREAT SUCCESS OF THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AND RARA AT LA HABANA FILM FESTIVAL

Great news! At the 38th edition’s Closing Gala of the La Habana International Film Festival THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN and RARA haven been awarded. Moreover, THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN gets a new recognition for its ironic and marvelous screenwriting, as it already did in Valladolid Film Festival. Among the official awards, RARA also won the Special Jury…

FORQUE AWARDS: 7 NOMINATIONS FOR OUR ACQUISITIONS

LATIDO FILMS wishes to congratulate the directors and producers of MAY GOD SAVE US, THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN, BOSCH, THE GARDEN OF DREAMS, J: BEYOND FLAMENCO and JAN’S STORY for their nominations for the Forque Awards. EGEDA, producers rights management entity, created this awards on 1996 with the purpose of supporting the figure of the producer….

LATIDO SUPPORTS THE ARGENTINIAN CINEMA: 17 NOMINATIONS FOR OUR ACQUISITIONS AT PREMIOS SUR

We wish to congratulate the directors and producers of THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN and AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL for their 17 nominations at the Premios Sur, the Argentinian Academy of Cinematic Art and Science Awards. Even though the Ceremony will be held on March of 2017, the list of nominees was announced last Friday…

BARTOSZ M. KOWALSKI BEST DIRECTOR AWARD AT MONSTER FEST FOR PLAYGROUND

Last monday was held on the Monster Fest’s 6th edition annual awards ceremony at the Lido Cinemas. Among the prizewinners of this Australian’s premier genre film festival the jury recognized with the Best Director Award Bartosz M. Kowalski’s amazing work in his first feature film, which marks a promising career. Kowalki’s social horror film that…