Strand Freeing has received U.S. distribution rights to San Sebastián pageant name “Pornomelancolia,” gross sales agent Luxbox introduced throughout this week’s Ventana Sur film-TV marketplace in Buenos Aires.
As up to now introduced, Filmin will care for distribution in Spain. The movie has additionally been picked up by way of Epicentre Motion pictures Distribution for France.
Directed by way of Argentina’s, Manuel Abramovich who gained the 2019 Silver Undergo at Berlin together with his brief “Blue Boy,” the Spanish-language image follows a intercourse influencer who posts bare footage and selfmade porn movies for his social media following.
In spite of his luck, he feels melancholic when on my own. Questions the movie raises is how we reacts to others’ gaze, and what occurs when intimacy turns into so public as to be nearly pornographic.
Lead produced by way of Gema Motion pictures in Argentina, with Brazil’s Desvia Filmes, Bordeaux-based Dublin Motion pictures and Mexico’s Marthfilms. the movie used to be a buzz name on the 2021 WIP Latam in San Sebastian.
“Pornomelancolia” additionally took section in 2018’s Ikusmira Berriak, a residency program in San Sebastian which is one among Spain’s main building labs.
Different fresh acquisitions by way of Strand come with North The us for João Pedro Rodrigues’ “Will-O’-The-Wisp,” which global premiered at Administrators’ Fortnight in Cannes.
Strand additionally lately received all North American rights to Matt Carter’s “In From the Facet,” which had its global premiere on the British Movie Institute’s Flare Competition. Any other fresh pick out up is “99 Moons,” a love tale by way of Swiss director Jan Gassmann, which bowed in Cannes’ ACID sidebar this 12 months.
Ventana Sur runs Nov. 28-Dec. 2 in Buenos Aires.