Major Spanish producers Mod Producciones, Apaches Entertainment and Antena 3 Films are set to co-produce the thriller Fin, directed by Jorge Torregrossa and starring Maribel Verdu [pictured].
The film is based on the critically acclaimed novel Fin by David Monteagudo about a group of old friends who meet up after years of not seeing each other to stay in a mountain refuge, but an incident leaves them stranded with no communication to the outside world. As they attempt to find help, tensions in the group reach boiling point and a new order is formed.
Multi-award winning shorts director Jorge Torregrossa will helm the feature project, and scriptwriting duties are split between Jorge Guerricaechevarría (Cell 211) and Sergio G Sanchez (The Orphanage, The Impossible).
“It’s a genre film that uses the thriller format to separate the fine threads that move us as people; desires, frustrations, the need to overcome, curiosity. I arrive at this project with respect, vertigo and a desire to jump,” says Torregrossa. “My mission is that the audience feels what they see, and as the director I am the first spectator.”
Shooting will take place this month and next in Madrid and Valencia with the lead cast consisting of Maribel Verdu (Pan’s Labyrinth), Clara Lago (Primos, For The Good Of Others), Blanca Romero (After), Daniel Grao (Julia’s Eyes), Carmen Ruiz (Death To Ugly People) and Miquel Fernandez.
Long time Alejandro Amenabar collaborator Fernando Bovaira will produce the project through his outfit Mod Producciones (Biutiful, Agora), alongside hot producer Enrique Lopez-Lavigne for Apaches Entertainment (Intruders, The Impossible), Mercedes Gamero for Antena 3 Films (You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, Red Lights), and Misent Producciones.
Torregrossa has won more than 100 international awards for his short films, including Verano O Los Defectos De Andres (2006), Manchas (2005), Detesto El Sentimentalismo Barato (2003) and Desire (2000).