Magazine article Screen International

Cinephil Strikes Italian Deal for the Look of Silence

Magazine article Screen International

Cinephil Strikes Italian Deal for the Look of Silence

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Follow-up to the Act of Killing goes from Venice to Telluride and Toronto.

In one of the first confirmed deals on a Venice Competition entry, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Look Of Silence has been sold to Italian distributor I Wonder.

The deal was confirmed by Tel Aviv-based sales company Cinephil here on the Lido.

The Look Of Silence, Oppenheimer's follow-up to his 2012 Oscar nominated doc The Act Of Killing, has been receieving rave reviews since its debut in Venice earlier this week. German director Werner Herzog called it "profound, visionary and stunning."

Many other deals are expected to be announced when the film screens at Toronto International Film Festival next week (it also screens in Telluride).

I Wonder also handled the Italian release of The Act Of Killing.

The Look Of Silence is one of several titles on Cinephil's autumn market slate. The company is also handling Vanessa Lapa's Heinrich Himmler The Decent One, screening in Telluride and due to open in New York at the Film Forum at the beginning of October. …

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