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IFFR 2019 IFFR Pro / Sundance 2019

Stray Dogs to attend Sundance and Rotterdam with Koko-di Koko-da

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- The French seller is pinning its hopes on the latest film by the Swedish director Johannes Nyholm, and three additional titles selected for IFFR

Stray Dogs to attend Sundance and Rotterdam with Koko-di Koko-da
Koko-di Koko-da by Johannes Nyholm

A great start to the year for the Parisian international sales company Stray Dogs (run by Nathan Fischer), which will be participating at the 35th edition of Sundance Film Festival (from 24 January to 4 February) and the 48th edition of Rotterdam Film Festival (23 January to 3 February), with Johannes Nyholm's Koko-di Koko-da [+see also:
film review
interview: Johannes Nyholm
film profile
]
. The second feature by the director known for The Giant [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Johannes Nyholm
film profile
]
(special jury prize at San Sebastian in 2016), will be making its world premiere on Friday, 25 January in Park City in the World Dramatic Cinema competition, before going on to compete the following week at Rotterdam, in comeptition for a 2019 Tiger Award. Having participated at Les Arcs Film Festival's Work-in-Progress event, the new feature, written and directed by the very original Swedish director, focuses on a couple traumatised by a bereavement, who find themselves plunged into a nightmare during a night out camping in the forest... It's worth noting that Koko-di Koko-da has also be nominated for the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at the42nd Göteborg Film Festival (25 January to 4 February).

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The Stray Dogs sales team will be particularly sought after at Rotterdam, where an additional three titles in its line-up have been selected: The Day I Lost My Shadow [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Soudade Kaadan
film profile
]
by the French director of Syrian origins, Soudade Kaadan (winner of the Lion of the Future Award at Venice and also screened at Toronto in the Discovery section), Too Late to Die Young [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by the Chilean director Dominga Sotomayor (winner of the Léopard for Best Director at Locarno and also screened at Toronto) – also due to be featured in the Bright Future programme – and the horror film The Nightshifter by the Brazilian director Dennison Ramalho (who also attended Sitges and BFI London Film Festival) in the Voices section.

(Translated from French)

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