Magazine article Screen International

Latido Films Scores Deals on Colombian Project

Magazine article Screen International

Latido Films Scores Deals on Colombian Project

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EXCLUSIVE: Sales outfit boards Siete Cabezas and Killing Jesus.

Spanish sales outfit Latido Films is strengthening its links with Latin American cinema at every market, and Cannes is no exception. The Madrid-based company has scored two key Latin American deals at the start of the Marché, boarding international sales for Siete Cabezas (pictured) by El Paramo director Jaime Osorio Marquez and Killing Jesus, the debut feature of Laura Mora.

They are two of the most anticipated Colombian films of the year. With Ciro Guerra's Embrace Of The Serpent winning the Directors' Fortnight prize in 2015 and Cesar Augusto Acevedo's Land And Shade winning the Camera d'Or that same year, Cannes has been a strong launchpad for the country's films in recent years.

Diana Bustamante, who produced Land And Shade and is on the Critics' Week jury this year, is a driving force in the new wave of Latin American cinema. …

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