Magazine article Screen International

Francesc Morales Now Shooting Chilean Thriller Apio Verde

Magazine article Screen International

Francesc Morales Now Shooting Chilean Thriller Apio Verde

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Social drama meets horror in film that tackles controversial subject of abortion.

Chilean director Francesc Morales is currently shooting his second feature Apio Verde, a psychological thriller.

The movie is about consequences of Chile being one of the ten countries in the world where therapeutic abortion is illegal -- the director says the story "starts as a social drama and ends as a horror film."

Catherine Mazoyer stars in the story of a young woman waiting to give birth to a son with a terminal disease. The cast also features Cristian Gajardo, Catalina Aguayo, Andres Gomez, Teresita Reyes, Carolina Paulsen, Sonia Mena, Ramon Llao, Jenny Cavallo, Pamela Leiva, Inigo Urrutia and Gregory Cohen.

The shoot, on location in Santiago and Valparaiso, will wrap in mid-December. The team aims to have the film showing at festivals in 2012 and a rough cut is being introduced at Ventana Sur this week. …

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