Andersson, Östlund, Stathoulopoulos add spice to Coproduction Office
by Annika Pham
Philippe Bober, head of sales outfit Coproduction Office announced yesterday that the new film by Sweden’s iconic filmmaker Roy Andersson, A Pigeon Sat on a Branch-Reflecting on Existence, will start production in the fall. Bober already handled Andersson’s two first films part of a trilogy about human existence: Songs from the Second Floor and You, the Living [+see also:
interview: Pernilla Sandström
interview: Roy Andersson
film profile]. According to Andersson’s producer Pernilla Sandström, Andersson will innovate by using digital cameras but the construction of the film will again consist of different tableaux. Shooting is scheduled to start in the fall.
Meanwhile, Bober’s three Cannes selections have already been snapped by a handful of territories. Kornél Mundruczo’s competition title Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project [+see also:
film profile], Cristi Puiu’s Un Certain Regard entry Aurora [+see also:
interview: Clara Voda
film profile] and The Four Times [+see also:
interview: Michelangelo Frammartino
interview: Savina Neirotti
film profile] by Michelangelo Frammartino in the Directors' Fortnight have each sold to Atalanta Filmes (Portugal), Lumière (Belgium), and Filmmuseum (Netherlands).
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