Berlin Film Festival 2017: Screen’s top 11 movies

A Fantastic Woman Dir: Sebastián Lelio Our critic said: “Driven by a powerhouse performance by mesmerising transgender actress Vega, the fifth feature from Sebastián Lelio combines urgent naturalism with occasional flickers of fantasy to impressive, and wrenchingly emotional effect.”   Have A Nice Day Dir. Liu Jian Our critic said: “Liu Jian’s stunning animation is…

Latido, Morena, Movistar + Team on Javier Fesser’s ‘Campeones’

Comedy marks a departure for Academy Award-nominated director (‘Binta and the Great Idea’)   Madrid-based Latido Films has acquired worldwide sales rights outside Spain to “Campeones,” an anticipated comedy-drama directed by Academy Award-nominated Javier Fesser (“Binta and the Great Idea”) and produced by Morena Films (“Altamira,” “Cell 211,” “Comandante”). Telefonica pay TV division Movistar Plus…

RARA and MAY GOD SAVE US awarded at the International Film Festival of Punta del Este

Two of our films have been awarded at The International Film Festival in Punta del Este on the categories of:   – Best actress: Julia Lübbert – RARA – Best Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen – MAY GOD SAVE US – Best film by Popular vote: MAY GOD SAVE US – Best director by Popular vote: Rodrigo Sorogoyen –…

“UNMISSABLE!” – Chavela´s documentary

«Donald Trump’s ultimate nightmare: A mexican lesbian diva who can wring your very soul» The unmissable documentary. Chavela, by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi, is a portrait of the late Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, a near-forgotten artist whose career underwent a dazzling late-life revival in the 1990s, not least because she became a muse to Pedro Almodóvar. We learn…

Latido Takes Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ‘El Reino’

New film reunites Latido, Sorogoyen, Tornasol, Atresmedia Cine and star Antonio de la Torre   Madrid-based Latido Films, Oscar-winning Tornasol Films and Woody Allen producer Atresmedia Cine are re-teaming on Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “El Reino,” starring Antonio de la Torre. All five backed Sorogoyen’s latest 2016 release, “May God Save Us,” a harrowing serial killer thriller…

NINE LATIDO’S FILMS NOMINATED AT THE PLATINO AWARDS

Nine of our films are nominated at The Platino Awards 2017 in the following the categories:   RARA – Best Director – Best Screenplay – Best Original Music – Best Actor (Daniel Muñoz) – Best Actress (Julia Lübbert) – Best Debut Film – Best Art Direction – Best Cinematography – Platino Award for Film and Education Values   THE DISTINGUISHED…

Adolfo Martínez’s feature debut, produced by Tornasol Films, sold at the European Film Market by Latido

Sales house Latido Films has closed two distribution deals on Adolfo Martínez’s “Rescue Under Fire,” one of Spain’s building body of war films, and one of the most ambitious. Tokyo’s Aya Pro has pre-bought Japanese rights; in Spain, the film opens wide on March 10, handled by eOne. On the eve of Berlin’s European Film…

Nine of our titles have been chosen for the pre-selection of the Platino awards 2017

Nine of our titles have been chosen for the pre-selection of the Platino Awards 2017  in the following categories: RARA – Best Iberoamerican Film – Best Director – Best Screenplay – Best Original Music – Best Actor (Daniel Muñoz) – Best Actress (Julia Lübbert/Mariana Loyola) – Best Debut Film – Best Art Direction – Best Editing – Best Cinematography – Platino Award…

Rara and The distinguished citizen nominated at The Condor de Plata award

Two of our films, RARA and THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN have been nominated at The Condor de Plata award, a recognition from The Argentinian Cinematographic Chronicler´s Association. Those nomination have realised on the next cathegories: THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN : Best Film Best Director Best Screenplay Best Actor Best Supporting Actor Best Original Screenplay   RARA : Best…

AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL AWARDED AT SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Rodrigo Grande’s last film has been recognized with the Best Film Award and Best Director by the audience at Seattle International Film Festival. Over 82,000 ballots were cast at SIFF this year for the five official categories and six audience awards. Actually AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL has been recognized as Best Film in…

PLATINO AWARDS: NOMINATIONS

Seven of our films are nominated to The Platino Awards, one of the most prestigious Film Awards from Ibero-America.   The argentinian THE DISTINGUSHED CITIZEN and the mexican THE THIN YELLOW LINE stand out as the favorites among the nominees with four nominations this year.   RARA, the Chilean first film of Pepa San Martin, has two nominations including The…

Latido Films Acquires Burning Blue, Dynamo Production ‘Siete Cabezas’

Psychological thriller continues to propel Colombian national cinema further onto the international scene CANNES — Latido Films has acquired international rights to into-the-woods thriller “Siete Cabezas,” produced by Dynamo, Colombian producers of Netflix mega-hit “Narcos,” along with Burning Blue, headed by Diana Bustamante. According to Latido, “This film will not go unnoticed on the international…

The Constitution has now clocked up a remarkable 23 festival awards since its world premiere in Montreal 2016

The Constitution has now won 23 festival awards since its premiere, major awards include: Jeffrey C. Barbakow Award for Best International Feature Film at Santa Barbara International Film Festival; Bridging the Borders Award at South East European Film Festival; Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress awards at Milan International Film Festival; Award for Best…

Cannes: Manuel Cristóbal, Salvador Simó Talk About ‘Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles’

Project will be presented at Cannes’ Animation Day on May 23   CANNES — One of Spain’s most prestigious Spanish animation producers, Manuel Cristóbal (“Wrinkles,” “Dragonkeeper”) presents on May 23 at Cannes’ Animation Day the awaited animated feature”Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles.” Produced by Spain’s The Glow Animation Studio and Dutch outfit Submarine,…

“THE CONSTITUTION” WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL TASTE OF EUROPE COMPETITION

THE CONSTITUTION has won the international Taste of Europe Competition in the Film Festival Oostende, the film by Rajko Grlic selected by the audience jury as their favourite out of ten films from across Europe. The jury report: “This film dares to bring actual themes as sexual and cultural diversity, ethnicity, politics and religion without…