Magazine article Screen International

Mongrel Int'l Boards History's Future

Magazine article Screen International

Mongrel Int'l Boards History's Future

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EXCLUSIVE: Mongrel International has added a late addition to its Toronto slate in the form of History's Future from installations artist Fiona Tan.

The Family Affair Films and Rohfilm project is a part-fiction, part-documentary essay about the world and stars Mark O'Halloran, Denis Lavant and Anne Consigny

History's Future focuses on a man as he embarks on a trans-European voyage after losing his memory in a violent assault and ultimately learns how to survive contemporary life.

The project is currently shooting in various European locations and the producers have earmarked a September 15 end of principal photography.

"We are thrilled that the producers have entrusted us the sales of History's Future," said Mongrel International president Charlotte Mickie. "Fiona Tan is a very impressive artist and promises to be an equally impressive feature filmmaker. Her themes of identity, dislocation and connectedness are both urgent and affecting."

"Both Mongrel and Charlotte have a history of involvement with the art world as well as cinema," said producer Floor Onrust. …

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