Tobis in Germany and Blue Star in Italy are the newest territorialbuyers of John Duigan's Head In The Clouds, which began principal photography yesterday in Montreal.The film, which is being sold internationally by Arclight Films, was previouslysold to Gaga Communications in Japan and Manga Films in Spain.
The film, which moves locationto Paris and London in May, stars Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz, StuartTownsend and Thomas Kretschmann and was written by Duigan. It follows a youngCambridge student whose world is changed forever by a passionate affair with ahedonistic photographer in 1930s England and the Spanish Civil War.
Theron has also taken an executive producer credit on the filmalongside Julia Palau, Matthew Payne and Julien Remillard. Producers are BertilOhlsson, Maxime Remillard, Andre Rouleau, Jonathan Olsberg, Michael L Cowan andJason Piette. Production entities are Ohlsson, Remstar, Dakota Films, SpiceFactory and Tusk Productions in association with Movision.
Also on theproduction are director of photography Paul Sarossy (The Sweet Hereafter,Affliction), editorDominique Fortin (Tomorrow Never Dies, Sunshine), production designer Jonathan Lee (XXX,Elizabeth, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones) and costume designer Mario Davignon (WilliamShakespeare's Romeo + Juliet).