París acoge trece películas italianas en fase de work-in-progress
por Fabien Lemercier
- Entre los títulos presentados el 6 de diciembre, destaca lo nuevo de Gabriele Mainetti y Sergio Rubini, así como 19 proyectos en el mercado de coproducción
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A two-day professional event is due to take place on 6 and 7 December in Paris at the beginning of the 11th edition of the "De Rome à Paris" Italian Film Meetings (read the news here). The programme features a great Work In Progress section, reserved for buyers, with 13 feature films in production and post-production.
Standing out in particular is Freaks Out [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Gabriele Mainetti, the second film by the multi-award winning director of They Call Me Jeeg [+lee también:
entrevista: Gabriele Mainetti
ficha del filme], with sales being managed by RAI Com – which will also be showing footage from Baikonur [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Andrea Sorini.
Fandango will be selling and screening five titles at the Work In Progress event: The Great Spirit [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Sergio Rubini (a feature in post-production about a robber who has stolen the booty and is hiding from his accomplices), Bangla by Phaym Bhuiyan (the first feature by a filmmaker with Bengali roots, currently living in Rome), the documentary Bellissime [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Elisa Amoruso, and the comedies The Kingdom [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Francesco Fanuele (in production) and La prima pietra by Rolando Ravello (in post-production).
The Work In Progress event will also allow True Colours to sell The Champion [+lee también:
entrevista: Leonardo D’Agostini
ficha del filme] by Leonardo D’Agostini (in post-production), which focuses on a young, undisciplined, wealthy and spoiled football superstar who finds himself supported by his teacher... The line-up also features Forever You [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Marco Danieli, an emotive drama, currently in post-production, which revisits the musical success of Battisti and Mogol in the 1970s.
Minerva Pictures Group will present footage from Marco Bocci's It's a Mad World, a film in production about a young boy from a difficult neighbourhood in Rome who has always tried to follow the rules while waiting for a decent job to come his way, but who instead finds himself embroiled in a serious affair when his friends decide to steal from the Chinese mafia... Minerva will also be selling the comedy The Finch Thief by Carlo Luglio, which is currently in post-production.
The Work In Progress event will also feature the historical film Il destino degli uomini by Leonardo Tiberi, which is currently in post-production and plunges us into the heart of the First World War (sold by Istituto Luce Cinecittà), and the drama The Vegetarian by Roberto San Pietro (in post-production), which focuses on the conscience of a son of Brahman living in Italy (sold by Intramovies).
The Parisian professional meeting programme also includes a 19-title co-production market. 11 Italian projects will be showcased, some of which were produced by the likes of Lucky Red (The Favourite Daughters by Lucrezia Le Moli Munck), Dugong Films (Con un piede impigliato nella storia by Anna Negri), Notorious Pictures (the thriller The Shift by Alessandro Tonda), Minerva Pictures Group (Bastardi a mano armata by Gabriele Albanesi) and Lumière & Co (In buona compagnia by Cristina Comencini). As for the eight French projects, the programme includes Eléonor Faucher's Macaroni and the animated title Les Contes du hérisson by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli.
(Traducción del francés)
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