Magazine article Screen International

Sitges Selections Include World Premiere of the Body

Magazine article Screen International

Sitges Selections Include World Premiere of the Body

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Cronenberg, Lynch, Aja, Carax films also selected for Spanish genre festival.

The Catalonia Fantastic International Film Festival celebrated in Sitges arrives next October 4 with it 45 edition. The Body, a new thriller by Rodar y Rodar (The Orphanage) with Belén Rueda will premiere worldwide in the Festival.

Julia's Eyes screenwriter Oriol Paulo makes his feature directorial debut with the psychological thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a body from a morgue. The film is distributed in Spain by Sony Pictures and is a production of Rodar y Rodar, Antena 3, Televisió de Catalunya and Canal Plus.

Spanish cinema will have a leading role in next Sitges, with other selections including El bosc by Carlos Aibar, a fantastic thriller based on a story by bestselling author Albert Sánchez Piñol with Tom Sizemore and Alex Bendremühl in the cast. Insensibles is the debut by Juan Carlos Medina, who treats the Spanish Civil War with a fantastic tone. …

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