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TORONTO 2017 Mercado

Los anuncios de las compañías francesas en el mercado de Toronto

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- En inglés: Juliette Binoche protagoniza dos películas en el nuevo catálogo de Wild Bunch, mientras que Bac Films, Wide Management y MK2 también anotan tantos

Los anuncios de las compañías francesas en el mercado de Toronto
Masatoshi Nagase, Naomi Kawase and Juliette Binoche on the set of Vision

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The French international sales companies in action at Toronto (7 to 17 September) have announced several new additions to their line-ups, as well as some major sales. Here’s a quick summary.

Wild Bunch has kicked off pre-sales for Vision [+lee también:
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by Japanese Naomi Kawase (selected to compete at Cannes five times since 2003, winning the Grand Prix in 2007 with The Morning Forest and competing this year withRadiance [+lee también:
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). French actress Juliette Binoche (Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1997, nominated for Best Actress in 2001, winner of Best Actress at Cannes in 2010 and winner of the Silver Bear for Best Actress at Berlin in 1997) is set to shine in the main role as a journalist looking for a mysterious type of herb that only appears every 997 years in the Japanese countryside. Production is managed by the French companySlot Machine, along with the Japanese outfit Kumie Inc. (the filmmaker's own company). Filming is set to kick off in September, before recommencing in November, and Haut et Court, the director's usual French partner, the will be distributing the film in France.

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Juliette Binoche has also been cast in another of Wild Bunch's films, High Life [+lee también:
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by Claire Denis (read more here), which is in pre-sales and is currently being filmed. Robert Pattinson and Mia Goth star alongside her in leading roles. The cast also includes German Lars Eidinger (Home for the Weeekend [+lee también:
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, Sils Maria [+lee también:
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), Polish Agata Buzek (The Reverse [+lee también:
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, Agnus Dei [+lee también:
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), as well as Ewan Mitchell, Claire Tran and André Benjamin. Production of the sci-fi film, which is the first English language feature by the filmmaker, is entrusted to the French outfit Alcatraz Films, the American outfit Andrew Lauren Productions (ALP), the British outfit Apocalypse Films, and the German outfit Pandora Film Produktion, with the Polish company Madants in co-production.

Among the North-American acquisitions announced at Toronto, it's worth noting that Bac Films International has sold David Freyne’s Irish-British zombie film The Cured [+lee también:
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(starring Ellen Page) to IFC Films and Wide Management has sold Finnish Teemu Nikki’s Euthanizer [+lee también:
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toUncork'd Entertainment.

Also of note in The Bureau Sales‘s line-up is debut feature, Only You [+lee también:
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, from the English director Harry Wootliff, which has just commenced filming and features the Spanish Laia Costa (winner of a the best actress for Victoria [+lee también:
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at the Lolas in 2015) and the British Josh O'Connor (God's Own Country [+lee también:
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).

Last but not least is MK2, which has already seen some excellent sales at Toronto with its Venetian titles The House By the Sea [+lee también:
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by Robert Guédiguian and M [+lee también:
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by Sara Forestier, with pre-sales officially launched for Sorry Angel [+lee también:
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by Christophe Honoré (currently in post-production with Pierre Deladonchamps, Vincent Lacoste and Denis Podalydès in the cast - read more here).

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