Antonio Saura’s Latido Flms has sold Juan José Campanella’s The Weasel’s Tale to France (Eurozoom), Portugal (Outsider Films), Italy (Movies Inspired), Greece (Seven Films) and Hong Kong (Edko Films) after market screenings in Cannes.
An Argentina-Spain co-production, The Weasel’s Tale is a black comedy starring Óscar Martínez (The Distinguished Citizen), Graciela Borges (The Quietude) and Clara Lago (Spanish Affair) star. Campanella won the best foreign language Oscar in 2010 for The Secret In Their Eyes.
Latido has also secured deals for Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s Goya-winning political thriller The Realm To Argentina (Impacto Cine) and China (Vision Film). Winner of 7 Goya awards in Spain, including best director, the film premiered in Toronto and San Sebastián last year.
Salvador Simó’s animation Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles has gone to Taiwan (Joint Entertainment International) and Hong Kong (Edko).
South Korea’s Activers and Japan’s Klockworx both bought dystopian sci-fi The Platform and Gerardo Herrero’s serial killer thriller The Goya Murders, Hong Kong’s Edko Films also bought The Platform.
Javier Fesser’s 2018 feelgood smash comedy Champions, winner of three Goyas including best film, has gone to Somos TV in the US. In an ever-growing market for remakes, Latido has licensed French remake rights to Fesser’s Champions adding to previous sales to the Middle East, India and China.
Another box office hit in Spain, the comedy Best Summer Of My Life, by Dani de la Orden, has been sold to Central America, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico with Alucine.
Salvador Simó’s Spain-Netherlands animation Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles, about Luis Buñuel in the early 1930s, has gone to Taiwan (Joint Entertainment International) and Hong Kong (Edko).
José Luis López Linares’ olive oil documentary Virgin & Extra has gone to Taiwan (Joint Entertainment International) and Japan (Pictures Dept).
Dystopic sci-fi thriller The Platform, by first-time director Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia - currently in post-production - has been sold to South Korea (Activers), Japan ( Klockworx) and Hong Kong (Edko Films), with offers on the table for Taiwan.
Also in post-production is thriller The Goya Murders by director-producer Gerardo Herrero. The film has been sold to South Korea (Activers), Japan (Klockworx) and there are offers for France.
Finally, Latido has also closed deals for the Argentinian drama Joel, by Carlos Sorín (Intimate Stories) with Taiwan (Joint Entertainment International).