MADRID — Here Films has acquired North American rights to Sundance fest World Drama title “Inconscientes” (Unconscious).
Sales for the Spanish-lingo “Unconscious,” by Spaniard Joaquin Oristrell, are being handled by Spanish sales consortium Latido.
Set in 1913 Barcelona, romantic adventure drama toplines Leonor Watling (“Talk to Her”) as a Freud adherent who enlists her besotted brother-in-law (Luis Tosar of “Mondays in the Sun”) to help track down her psychiatrist hubby.
Pic is based on a screenplay by Oristrell and screenwriting duo Teresa De Pelegri & Dominic Harari. It is produced by Spain’s Tornasol Films and Messidor Films, and Uli Felsberg and Denise Booth.
“Unconscious” already has sold to Italy, Benelux and Portugal. From its American Film Market screening, it also has been picked up for Latin American territories including Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Venezuela and Brazil.
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The acquisitions and theatrical distribution arm of Here Networks, Here Films will open “Unconscious” in the U.S. in the fall.
Deal was orchestrated by Mark Reinhart, exec veep of distribution and acquisitions at Here and Latido chief Max Saidel.
Here Films acquisitions in 2004 included “Beautiful Boxer,” Franco Zeffirelli’s “Callas Forever” and “Merci Docteur Rey,” a Merchant Ivory production.