CARRÉ BLANC (Fr-Lux-Bel-Switz)
Dir Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
The first feature from acclaimed French commercials director Léonetti, Carré Blanc is a futuristic drama set in a dark dystopian world, about a suicide survivor who works for a nameless corporation. Produced by Tarantula, Solair Films and CJSC CTC Network, the film’s cast includes Sami Bouajila and Julie Gayet.
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Doppelganger Paul (Can)
Dirs Dylan Akio Smith, Kris Elgstrand
This meditation on loneliness and alienation is about a writer, played by Tygh Runyan, and his troubled friendship with a man he is convinced is his double. Brad Dryborough co-stars. The film is produced by the Vancouver film-making collective, Doghouse Films.
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Dir Pen-ek Ratanaruang
The latest from Thai director Ratanaruang (Last Life In The Universe) is a noirish thriller about a Bangkok hitman who is shot in the head. He wakes up after three months in a coma to find that he sees everything upside down. The film was produced Local Color Films and Memento Films.
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I Am A Good Person/I Am A Bad Person (Can)
Dir Ingrid Veninger
Veninger’s Modra was selected as one of the 10 best Canadian features of TIFF 2010. Her follow-up is a mother-daughter story about a Canadian film-maker who travels to support her new movie on its European festival tour and takes her teenage daughter along as her assistant.
Contact Punkfilms - www.punkfilms.ca
The Day (US)
Dir Douglas Aarniokoski
Shawn Ashmore, Dominic Monaghan, Ashley Bell and Shannyn Sossamon star as post-apocalyptic survivors fighting to preserve the human race.
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God Bless America (US)
Dir Bobcat Goldthwait
Black comedy about a middle-aged man and a teenage girl who “do a Bonnie and Clyde” and go on a killing spree. Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr and Larry Miller star.
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The INCIDENT (Fr)
Dir Alexandre Courtes
English-language thriller about three cooks working in a high-security mental hospital as a power cut lets loose the inmates. The feature debut of music-video director Courtes, pick-ups have included Showbox for the UK, Koch Media for German-speaking Europe and Gulf for the Middle East.
Sales SND Groupe M6 - www.snd-films.com
Dirs Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo
A group of friends break into a mansion in search of treasure, only to find a dark secret. This horror project was a hit at the Cannes market this year for sales agency SND, selling to Dimension Films for North America, StudioCanal for the UK and Madman for Australia, among others.
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Lovely Molly (US)
Dir Eduardo Sanchez
The co-director of The Blair Witch Project returns with a supernatural tale about a newlywed who moves into her dead father’s house. Gretchen Lodge, Alexandra Holden and Johnny Lewis star.
Sales WME - (1) 310 285 9000
The Raid (Indo-US)
Dir Gareth Huw Evans
Indonesian martial-arts star Iko Uwais reteams with Wales-born director Evans, following their local hit Merantau, on this action thriller about an elite police squad trapped inside a Jakartan crime den. The Raid is executive produced by Los Angeles-based XYZ Films.
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Sleepless Night (Fr-Bel-Lux)
Dir Frédéric Jardin
French genre film following a policeman’s frantic chase through one night in Paris to find his kidnapped son. Tomer Sisley and Joey Starr head the cast. The producers are Paul Thiltges Distributions and Saga Film.
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Dir Katsuhito Ishii
Japanese director Ishii (The Taste Of Tea) returns with an adaptation of a manga by Shohei Manabe about a failed actor who disposes of corpses. The comedy-horror is produced by Grasshoppa! and Django Film.
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You’re Next (US)
Dir Adam Wingard
Intruders wearing animal masks terrorise a family reunion. Anchor Bay swooped on Wingard’s A Horrible Way To Die last year after its Toronto premiere. You’re Next reunites three stars of the earlier film — AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg and Amy Seimetz.
Int’l sales Hanway Films - (44) 20 7290 0750
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THE LAST CHRISTEROS (Mex-Neth)
Dir Matias Meyer
The story of the Christian peasants who fought against religious persecution by the Mexican government in the 1920s and 1930s, The Last Christeros focuses on a colonel and his men who hide in the mountains in the north of the country while being pursued by the army.
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MONSTERS CLUB (Jap)
Dir Toshiaki Toyoda
From Japanese director Toyoda (Blue Spring, Nine Souls), Monsters Club tells the story of a man who lives in a secluded cabin, from which he sends bombs to corporate CEOs. Produced by Geek Pictures.
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THIS SIDE OF RESURRECTION (Port)
Dir Joaquim Sapinho
Produced by Sapinho’s Rosa Filmes, This Side Of Resurrection explores family and faith in a story about a girl disquieted to learn her brother has been living as a monk.
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First Position (US)
Dir Bess Kargman
A documentary following six aspiring ballet dancers as they prepare for a prestigious competition.
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A Letter To Momo (Jap)
Dir Hiroyuki Okiura
A Japanese animation in the Miyazaki tradition which features a strong heroine in a supernatural coming of age story, A Letter To Momo is about a young girl’s quest to discover the fate of her dead father when she finds an unfinished letter he wrote to her.
Sales Production IG - www.productionig.com
A Monster In Paris (Fr)
Dir Bibo Bergeron
EuropaCorp’s ambitious animated feature is an adventure story set in Paris in 1910 following a movie projectionist, an inventor, a cabaret star and an eccentric scientist as they attempt to track down a monster. The voice cast includes Vanessa Paradis, Adam Goldberg and Danny Huston. Bergeron’s credits include 2004’s Shark Tale.
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