Magazine article Screen International

Sharp Teeth Picks Up Portuguese Horror 'Forest of the Lost Souls'

Magazine article Screen International

Sharp Teeth Picks Up Portuguese Horror 'Forest of the Lost Souls'

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Sales outfit also acquires docs about war in Northern Ireland and Japanese craftsmanship.

UK sales outfit Sharp Teeth has acquired several new titles for its slate ahead of Cannes.

The company has picked up Portuguese horror The Forest Of The Lost Souls [pictured], writer-director José Pedro Lopes' black and white feature set in a Portuguese forest that is the country's most popular spot for suicide.

The screenplay follows two strangers who have lost all hope in life and enter the forest to escape, but find each other instead. Dishonesty between the new friends leads them to discover darker, more terrifying secrets.

Shooting took place in Portugal and Spain, with additional photography in Moscow, Russia.

The film's producers have already struck distribution for the film in Portugal (Legendmain Filmes), North America, Japan and Germany (Wild Eye Releasing), and Sweden (Last Exit Entertainment). …

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