Entries by Matteo Lovadina

Breaking News : VARIETY // Smart Genre, Zombies and Throwbacks: Trends In Genre Cinema

Smart Genre, Zombies and Throwbacks: Trends In Genre Cinema Tendencies on display at October’s Sitges Festival, Sitges Pitchbox By EMILIO MAYORGA SAN SEBASTIAN — Smart genre, zombies and throwbacks to the ’70s and ‘80s are some of the current trends in genre cinema, according to some specialists in the field. It’s a cyclical dynamic now offering […]

Breaking News : SCREEN // Polish historical drama ‘The Mute’ gets sales deal (exclusive)

Polish historical drama ‘The Mute’ gets sales deal (exclusive) BY TOM GRATER23 AUGUST 2018 The Mute, the Polish historical drama from Bartosz Konopka, has been boarded for world sales by Paris-based Reel Suspects. SOURCE: REEL SUSPECTS ‘THE MUTE’ Writer-director Konopka’s previous credits include Fear Of Falling, he was also Oscar-nominated in 2010 for his documentary short Rabbit à […]

Breaking News : SCREEN // ‘To The Night’ starring Caleb Landry Jones gets sales deal ahead of Karlovy Vary berth

‘To The Night’ starring Caleb Landry Jones gets sales deal ahead of Karlovy Vary berth (exclusive) Psychological drama To The Night, starring Caleb Landry Jones (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), has been boarded for world sales by Paris-based Reel Suspects. SOURCE: REEL SUSPECTS ‘TO THE NIGHT’ The film, which is the English-language debut from Austrian writer-director […]

Breaking News : SCREEN // Reel Suspects inks deals on thriller ‘Number 37’ (exclusive)

Reel Suspects inks deals on thriller ‘Number 37’ (exclusive) SOURCE: REEL SUSPECTS ‘NUMBER 37’ Paris-based Reel Suspects has scored deals on its South African crime thriller Number 37 following the film’s market screening in Cannes. The film, which had its world premiere at SXSW this year, has gone to Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Indeed Films) and China […]

Breaking News : SCREEN // ‘Nervous Translation’: Film Review | Filmart 2018

‘Nervous Translation’: Film Review | Filmart 2018 5:00 PM PDT 3/18/2018 by Clarence Tsui Courtesy of Hong Kong International Film Festival ‘Nervous Translation’ A delicate sensation.  TWITTER Shireen Seno’s second feature revisits the tumult of 1980s Philippines through the eyes of an introverted 8-year-old. Boasting fantastic imagery, arrhythmical cuts, an inventive screenplay and a wonderfully nuanced performance from […]

Breaking News : SCREEN // Rotterdam competition title ‘Nervous Translation’ taken by Reel Suspects (exclusive)

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) 2018 competition title Nervous Translation has been picked up by Matteo Lovadina’s Paris-based sales agents Reel Suspects. SOURCE: REEL SUSPECTS NERVOUS TRANSLATION Directed by Shireen Seno, who previously helmed Big Boy which played at Rotterdam in 2011, the drama is a coming-of-age tale set in the Philippines in the 1980s. It follows an eight-year-old […]

Breaking News : Variety // Reel Suspects Rolls Out Dominique Choisy’s ‘My Life With James Dean’

The resolutely indie homage to cinema closes North America and Germany, with its French release set for second quarter 2018 John Hopewell CREDIT: REEL SUSPECTS Matteo Lovadina’s Paris-based Reel Suspects has clinched first sales on “My Life with James Dean,” a tribute to cinema, the often motley crew of people who make it happen, and the dreams […]

Breaking News : Variety // Thailand’s Anucha Boonyawatana won the Silver Screen Award for “Malila: The Farewell Flower.”

Iranian debut film, “Disappearance” was the winner of the best film prize at the Silver Screen Awards, the competitive section of the Singapore International Film Festival. Directed by Ali Asgari, the film tells the story of two young lovers who run from hospital to hospital, and are confronted with numerous obstacles, including bureaucratic terror. The story […]

Breaking News : VARIETY // Film Review: ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’

Film Review: ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ An imaginative commingling of Spaghetti Western elements and post-Apartheid South African melodrama. By Joe Leydon CREDIT: GRAHAM BARTHOLOMEW Director: Michael Matthews Cast: Vuyo Dabula, Hamilton Dhlamini, Zethu Dlomo, Kenneth Nkosi, Mduduzi Mabaso, Aubrey Poolo, Lizwi Vilakazi, Warren Masemola, Dean Fourie, Anthony Oseyemi, Brendon Daniels, Jerry Mofokeng. (Sesotho, English, Afrikaans, Xhosa […]