New international sales outfit The Match Factory has picked up international rights to two new titles from Spain's Wanda Vision.
The Match Factory, set up by former Bavaria Films International managing director MichaelWeber has picked up Claudia Llosa's Sundance and Rotterdam entry Madeinusa and Gerardo Olivares' The Great Match.
Peruvian-set Madeinusa is in the running for a Tiger award at Rotterdam and will also compete in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at Sundance later this month.
Written and directed by newcomer Llosa,the film tells of an innocent young girl named Madeinusa whose life in anisolated, religiously zealous village is forever changed by the arrival of ageologist from
Wanda's Jose Maria Morales co-produced with Barcelona-basedAntonio Chavarrias of Oberon Cinematograficaand Llosa herself.
The Great Match (El Gran Final), a co-production with
"We have a great relationship with Michael and have workedwith him for many years on Wanda productions as well as films we've acquiredfor distribution in Spain, such as Goodbye,Lenin!," said Wanda chief Morales.
Two other Wanda co-productions have also earned slots atwinter festivals: Argentine Daniel Burman's Family Law (DerechoDe Familia), openingthe Panorama section at