CANNES — Luis Minarro, one of Spain's best-known arthouse producers, is making his fiction directorial debut with political parable "Shooting Star." "Star" turns on the short-lived reign as King of…
Maybe it's the zeitgeist.
New York and Paris-based Urban Distribution Intl. has bought worldwide rights outside Latin America to one of the region's key titles in production in 2012: "Roa," from Colombia's Andi Baiz.
Paris-based Urban Distribution Intl. has acquired world sale rights to Brazilian "Girimunho" (Swirl), which is making the rounds of fall fests.
Pic resonates richly across a variety of themes, including the relationships between past and present, fact and fiction.
Spain's Eddie Saeta, co-producer of this year's Cannes Palme d'Or winner, "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," has struck a strategic alliance with Argentina's FilmSharks Intl.
More readily accessible than his previous films, yet even more resistant to concrete interpretation.
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