Magazine article Screen International

Rebooted Fortissimo Films Acquires 'Wrath of Silence'

Magazine article Screen International

Rebooted Fortissimo Films Acquires 'Wrath of Silence'

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Xin Yukun’s arthouse drama revolves around two missing children.

Newly rebooted Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to Chinese filmmaker Xin Yukun’s Wrath Of Silence, which is playing as the closing film of this year’s First International Film Festival (July 21-30).

Set in China’s Northeast, the arthouse drama revolves around two missing children in a region where coal-hungry corporations are eyeing the few remaining plots on a mine-rich mountain.

Starring Jiang Wu (A Touch Of Sin) and Song Yang (The Grandmaster), the film is produced by Bingchi Pictures, Hehe Pictures, Taihe Zeruo Culture Investment and Khorgos Taihe Digital Entertainment Cultural Development Co.

As previously reported, Hehe Pictures is in the process of acquiring Fortissimo although it remains unclear whether the financing on the deal has been completed at a time when Chinese authorities are clamping down on capital leaving the country. …

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