Screen can reveal a first-look image from Paula van der Oest’s English-language thriller and Cannes sales title The Bay Of Silence starring Claes Bang and Olga Kurylenko.
International Film Trust (IFT) sales head Todd Olsson represents worldwide rights and will present footage on the Croisette next month. IFT and UTA Independent Film Group jontly represent US rights.
Brian Cox also stars and Assaad Bouab and Alice Krige round out the cast on The Bay Of Silence, which is currently in post-production in the UK.
Bang plays Will, a man who scrambles to solve the mysteries of his son’s questionable death and his wife Rosalind’s (Kurylenko) disappearance. Ultimately Will’s investigation leads him to confront a harrowing secret from the past that must be revealed.
Dutch filmmaker van der Oest (Zus & Zo) directs from Caroline Goodall’s adaptated screenplay based on Lisa St Aubin de Terán’s best-selling novel of the same name.
Goodall, Cheyanne Kane, Jason Newmark and Alain De Levita are producing The Bay Of Silence and anticipate a mid-summer delivery.
London-based Media Finance Capital is co-financing the feature with Imperative Entertainment, Vigilants Entertainment and other equity investors. The Netherlands Film Fund is also supporting the project.