Magazine article Screen International

Stray Dogs Picks Up I Stay with You

Magazine article Screen International

Stray Dogs Picks Up I Stay with You

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EXCLUSIVE: Other IFFR pick-ups include God Loves the Fighter.

Newly launched French sales company Stray Dogs has picked up world rights to Mexican horror-thriller I Stay With You (Me quedo contigo) following its world premiere at the Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) last month.

Reversing traditional male-female kidnap narratives to shocking effect, I Stay With You follows a group of women who abduct and abuse an unsuspecting cowboy they meet in a bar.

"This is a mind-blowing and crazy film about violence and the battle of the sexes," says Nathan Fischer, who launched Paris-based Stray Dogs last month.

In another IFFR acquisition, Fischer has world rights excluding US and the Caribbean to Trinidad and Tobago-born, Los Angeles-based Damian Marcano's debut God Loves The Fighter.

Set against the backdrop of east Port of Spain, dubbed the murder capital of the Caribbean, the film revolves around a homeless criminal's tragic struggle to help a young prostitute in trouble over the course of one night. …

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