Screen has obtained first-look images from producers Facing East of Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds in action thriller In The Land Of Saints And Sinners which Bleiberg/Dimbort represent for international sale and will tease footage in Cannes next week.
Robert Lorenz is currently directing the film in County Donegal, Ireland, about a retired assassin in a remote Irish village who gets drawn into a lethal game of cat-and-mouse with a trio of vengeful terrorists.
Mark Michael McNally and Terry Loane wrote the screenplay to the film, which also stars Colm Meaney, Kerry Condon, Jack Gleeson, Desmond Eastwood, Sarah Greene, Conor MacNeill, Seamus O’Hara, Valentine Olukoga and Mark O’Regan.
Facing East’s Markus Barmettler and Philip Lee are producing alongside Geraldine Hughes and Terry Loane of Prodigal Films Limited. Executive producers are Kieran Corrigan, Ehud Bleiberg, Danny Dimbort, Nicholas Bennett, Victor Hadida, Marc Jacobson, Lorenz, Adrian Grabe, Daniel Fluri and Marcel Gloor.
Facing East in collaboration with RagBag Pictures is producing and financing the feature and CAA Media Finance and UTA Independent Film Group jointly represent US rights.
Bleiberg/Dimbort previously licensed the film to Metropolitan Filmexport (French-speaking territories), Netflix (UK/Ireland), Madman (Australia, New Zealand), Vertice (Italy, Spain, Latin America, Portugal), Signature (German-speaking territories, Canada), Mis Label (Scandinavia), Eagle Films (Middle East), Dutch Filmworks (Dutch-speaking Benelux), Scene & Sound (South Korea), Monolith Films [Eastern Europe (excluding CIS)] and United King Films (Israel).