Magazine article Screen International

EFM: New Europe Film Sales Picks Up Crumbs, Mar

Magazine article Screen International

EFM: New Europe Film Sales Picks Up Crumbs, Mar

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Sales outfit secures sci-fi feature and a Berlinale Forum film ahead of next week's EFM.

Jan Naszewski's Warsaw-based sales outlet New Europe Film Sales has picked up Miguel Llansó's post-apocalyptic sci-fi film Crumbs.

Produced by a Spanish-Ethiopian team Sergio Uguet de Resayre, Meseret Argaw, Daniel Taye Workou and Miguel Llansó, the film received its world premiere on Tuesday (Jan 27) at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) and will have its market premiere at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin next week.

Crumbs is the story of Candy, a strange-looking scrap collector, who embarks on a surreal epic journey through the post-apocalyptic Ethiopian landscape.

Llansó's 2013 short film Chigger Ale about "Hitler´s Ethiopian clone", also starring Daniel Tadesse Gagano, premiered at Locarno Film Festival and has been screened at BAFICI, Tampere, Hamburg among others. Crumbs is his debut feature.

Naszewski described Llansó as having "a very distinctive voice. …

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