London sales outfit One EyedFilms, a Brazilian film specialist, has broadened its scope to include filmsfrom across Latin America and makes its Cannes debut with three multipleaward-winning titles on its slate.
Among its firstSpanish-language pick-ups is Uruguayan film Alma Mater, a Rosemary'sBaby-like tale about a woman who believes she may be the virgin mother of thenext savior. It won the Casa de America prize at San Sebastian's completionfinancing initiative Films in Progress and will finish post-production in June.
One Eyed, headed by Betina Goldman, has closed a saleto the UK's Redbus on Roberto Moreira's violent family drama Up Against ThemAll (Contra Todos). Produced by Fernando Meirelles, it won best film atthe Rio Film Festival and screened in Berlin's Panorama.
Also headlining its Cannesslate is Lucia Murat's festival hit Almost Brothers (Quase Dois Irmaos) which won bestIberoamerican film at Mar del Plata.