Stone, Garcia, Coronado star in romantic drama
SITGES — Spain’s Gondola Films has boarded “What About Love,” a romantic drama starring Sharon Stone, Andy Garcia and Marielle Jaffe.Spanish cast includes Jose Coronado (“The Body”) and Miguel Angel Munoz (“Lope”). Germany’s Klaus Menzel (“Fascination”) directs and exec produces via Germany’s Quality Films. Garcia plays an ambitious senator who travels to Europe with his wife (Stone) when their daughter (Jaffe) is hospitalized after an accident with her boyfriend (Munoz). The experience forces them to re-evaluate their rocky marriage. Coronado plays the b.f.’s father, who has a different take on love and life to Garcia, as do the children. “The generational conflict opens the film up to wider audiences,” said Gondola’s Sara Fijo. “Love” is penned by the helmer and Douglas Day Stewart (“An Officer and a Gentleman”), and lensed by German d.p. Reinhart Peschke (“Captain Abu Raed”). Having shot in Barcelona, Washington, D.C., Venice and Romania, “Love” is in post-production. “Love’s” producers aim to close a deal with an international sales agent at the American Film Market, which kicks off Oct. 31.
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