New Spanish company Ficcion Producciones has signed on fourEuropean co-producers to its debut feature, 18th century drama Talking WithThe Wind starring Luis Tosar.
Italy'sD'Ursi, Germany's Pictorion Pictures and Portugal's EPC Lisboa will each bring12% of the Euros 2.8m budget to the film, shooting next autumn for directorDavid Carreras (Hipnos).
Spain's Intuition Films will bring another 5% and regionalbroadcaster TVG is also likely to co-produce, says Julio Casal, general managerof the two year old Ficcion.
Wind (Conversaciones Con El Viento) tellsthe story of Anxo, a sailor who returns after a long absence to his Galicianfishing village to find his fellow townspeople oppressed by a Catalan shippingboss. The villagers look to Anxo for help, but he has fallen in love with theboss's daughter.
A production and production services company, Ficcion is developinganother period feature titled El Sable Del Frances based on the book byMiguel Anxo Fernandez, and has three TV movies and two documentaries in theworks.