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Anna Marie De-La-Fuente - ‘El Reino de Dios,’ ‘Carajita’ Sweep Guadalajara Film Fest Awards - - USA - Mexico - Canada - Argentina - Dominican Republic - Netflix
‘El Reino de Dios,’ ‘Carajita’ Sweep Guadalajara Film Fest Awards
Anna Marie de la Fuente Claudia Sainte-Luce’s “El reino de Dios” (“The Realm of God”) and “Carajita” by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra took home the bulk of the prizes in their respective categories, the Mayahuel for best Mexican film and best Ibero-American film at the 37th Guadalajara Int’l Film Fest (FICG), which wrapped June 18.Festival highlights included a conversation, albeit by remote, between festival director Estrella Araiza and Guadalajara native Guillermo del Toro who talked about the making of his upcoming stop-motion animation feature, “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.” The film, set to bow on Netflix in December, was filmed with 20 animators in more than 60 sets in Canada and Guadalajara, Del Toro revealed. Sainte-Luce’s coming-of-age drama about a young boy’s struggle with his faith as he’s about to take his first communion, which world premiered at the Berlinale’s Generation Kplus sidebar, also won FICG’s Mezcal awards for best cinematography, actor and director as well as the Mezcal Youth Jury award for best film.In her acceptance speech, Sainte-Luce dedicated her multiple recognitions to her grandmother who had recently died.Dominican Republic drama “Carajita,” by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra, adds another clutch of prizes which includes the HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award it won at the 39th Miami film fest in March.Co-produced by Wooden Boat Productions (Dominican Republic) and Pucará Cine (Argentina), the drama turns on the relationship between a young girl and her nanny that transcends race and class.
Anna Marie De-La-Fuente - Jaime Chavarri’s ‘La Manzana de Oro’ Swooped On by FilmSharks, RTVE (EXCLUSIVE) - - Spain - city Buenos Aires
Jaime Chavarri’s ‘La Manzana de Oro’ Swooped On by FilmSharks, RTVE (EXCLUSIVE)
Anna Marie de la Fuente Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks has snapped up worldwide sales rights to Jaime Chavarri’s upcoming comedy, “La Manzana de Oro” (“The Golden Apple”).In a separate deal, Spanish pubcaster RTVE has clinched free TV rights for Spain.Produced by Mario Real and Enrique González Khun at the fledgling La Pirueta Films, “La Manzana de Oro” marks the comeback of one of Spain’s great directors of the last half century after his triple Goya-winning 2005 biopic “Camarón: When Flamenco Became Legend.”Chavarri is best-known for sophisticated arthouse dramas “The Disenchantment,”  “To an Unknown God” and “Dedicated to…,” produced by Elias Querejeta, as well as smash hits “Bicycles Are for the Summer” and “The Things of Love.” “We are indeed blessed to be working with a masterful director like Jaime Chavarri whose films have touched the hearts of audiences and critics worldwide,” said FilmSharks’ Guido Rud.Based on prize-winning novel “Ávidas Pretensiones” by Fernando Aramburu, the film begins with the arrival of an unexpected guest who disrupts an annual conference of poets at a remote convent.“La Manzana de Oro” will “complete an unplanned trilogy about contemporary Spanish poets,” Chavarrri explained, offering “a general reflection, good-humored and somewhat melancholic.”