Magazine article Variety

Pyramide Reaps 'Harvesters'

Magazine article Variety

Pyramide Reaps 'Harvesters'

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PYRAMIDE INTL. is kicking off the festival with the acquisition of Etienne Kallos' feature debut "The Harvesters," as well as three pics screening in Toronto: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's "Rainbow - a Private Affair," Annemarie Jacir's "Wajib" and Tonie Marshall's "Number One."

"The Harvesters," now in post-production, charts the childhood of an Afrikaans teenager whose life starts to unravel after his parents bring home an orphan. The film was presented at Venice Film Festival's Final Cut sidebar,.

"The Harvesters" is produced by France's Cine de Facto, South Africa's Spier Films, Poland's Lava Films and Greece's Heretic. The film will be delivered in the spring.

Pyramide is in Toronto with "Rainbow," a WWII-set drama directed by the Taviani brothers (playing in Masters); "Wajib," about a thirty-something Palestinian working as an architect in Rome who travels to his hometown of Nazareth to help prepare his sister's wedding; and Marshall's "Number One," a timely drama starring Emmanuelle Devos as a top-level executive at a French energy company who faces many obstacles in a male-dominated work environment (playing in Special Presentations). …

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