Luc Besson's EuropaCorp hasacquired French rights to Thai director Wisit Sasanatieng's new horror The Unseeable, which is scheduled toopen in
The $2m picture, funded bylocal producer Five Star, has also been sold to Grand Brilliance for
The film is a tale of loveand horror that begins with a village girl, played by Siraphun Wattanajinda (Dear Dakanda), who sets out to look forher long-lost husband in the city where she runs into the rich and mysteriouswidow, played by new actress Supornthip Choungrangsee, a successfulbusinesswoman in real life.
"My plot didn't even need toresort to the CG or computer-aided graphics as seen in other horror films. Itis sort of like the traditional horror story that will scare the wits out ofyou when you lurk into the bathroom at night," says Wisit.
The script for once is notwritten by Wisit himself, who wrote his previous two films and NonzeeNimibutr's Nang Nak, but by KongkaitKomesiri who co-wrote and co-directed black magic horror Art Of The Devil 2, also a Five Star production.
The Unseeable is the third film by Wisit whose directorial debut Tears Of The Black Tiger was sold to EuropaCorp for
Wisit is also attached todirect Nam Prix, a France-Thailandco-production between Five Star and EuropaCorp, as well as the Chinese-languagefilm Armful to be produced by HongKong's Focus Films and Singapore start-up One Ton. Both projects are expectedto start production next year.