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CANNES 2018 Mercado

Un horizonte prometedor para Doc & Film International

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- En inglés: La compañía presenta La strada dei Samouni en la Quincena de los Realizadores, Dead Souls en Proyecciones Especial, y proyectos como lo nuevo de Gianfranco Rosi

Un horizonte prometedor para Doc & Film International
La strada dei Samouni, de Stefano Savona

Este artículo está disponible en inglés.

After a white-hot European Film Market in Berlin (at which it was able to surf the wave of Touch Me Not [+lee también:
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’s Golden Bear win), French international sales agent Doc & Film International is hard at work at the Film Market of the 71st Cannes Film Festival (8-19 May). Standing out on its line-up are two documentaries being showcased on the Croisette: Samouni Road [+lee también:
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by Italy’s Stefano Savona, which will have its world premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight, and Dead Souls [+lee también:
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 by China’s Wang Bing (a French-Swiss production between Les Films d’Ici, CS Productions, ADOK Films and Arte France Cinéma), which will be unveiled as an Official Selection special screening. The 495-minute film introduces us to the survivors of the appalling reeducation camps set up in the Gobi Desert in China in 1957, during the so-called "anti-rightist" campaign.

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The team headed up by Daniela Elstner is also officially kicking off pre-sales for the new, as yet untitled project (see the news) by Italian documentarian Gianfranco Rosi (Golden Lion at Venice in 2013 with Sacro GRA [+lee también:
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 and Golden Bear at Berlin in 2016 with Fire at Sea [+lee también:
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).

Also recently added to the slate is the French title Whatever Happened to My Revolution [+lee también:
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 by and starring Judith Davis (who is flanked by fellow cast members Claire Dumas and Malik Zidi), which is now in post-production. The story centres on a thirty-something woman who is deeply involved in the idea of crusading for revolution, but who must return to live with her father, a former activist, after getting fired. The film was staged by Agat Films and Apsara Films.

Another new addition is the project in pre-production Noura's Dream [+lee también:
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 by Hinde Boujemaa. Produced by Propaganda Productions for Tunisia, Blue Monday for France and Eklektik Productions for Belgium, the movie will tell of the misfortunes of a mother of three who works as a launderer in a hospital, and whose husband is constantly in and out of prison. Having secretly fallen in love, she finally decides to ask for a divorce.

Lastly, Doc & Films is getting pre-sales under way for the US documentary in pre-production House of Cardin by P David Ebersole and Todd Hughes, which chronicles the life of famous fashion designer Pierre Cardin.

Standing out among the market screenings are the French-Japanese doc Each and Every Moment [+lee también:
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 by Nicolas Philibert (who delves to the heart of the training procedure to become a nurse), which will be viewable by invitation only, as well as the French-Portuguese "western" Rage [+lee también:
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by Brazil’s Sérgio Tréfaut, the documentary Where Are You, João Gilberto? [+lee también:
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by Georges Gachot (a co-production between Switzerland, France and Germany), and My Life by Liliana Torres and Sofi Escude Poulenc (a joint effort between Spain and France), a blend of documentary and animation.

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