Director of 2017 Cannes Critics’ Week quick movie winner “The Disinherited,” Laura Ferrés will direct her awaited characteristic debut “The Permanent Image,” which is a co-production between Barcelona-based Fasten Movies and Le Bureau, based mostly out of Paris and London.
Worldwide gross sales might be dealt with by The Bureau Gross sales, the gross sales arm of the French-British label.
A type of “miserable comedy” – in accordance with Ferrés – “The Permanent Image” follows middle-aged Carmen, a casting director whose world collapses when her boss retires and the manufacturing firm she works for takes a dramatic flip. Carmen might be compelled to take part in a marketing campaign for a corrupted get together.
Chosen by Selection as a Spanish expertise to trace, Ferrés studied at Barcelona’s prestigious Escac movie faculty. She developed her characteristic debut script on the Subsequent Step Program, a workshop created by Cannes’ Critics’ Week, The TorinoFilmLab and the Moulin d’Ande screenwriting assist program.
“The characteristic will query the guarantees of non-public success by means of work, in addition to the development of our current by means of politics and its photographs,” mentioned Ferrés, who discovered inspiration for her characteristic debut in her years working as a casting director within the promoting sector.
Aki Kaurismäki, Jacques Tati, Karen Ade’s “Toni Erdmann” and Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll’s “Whisky” had been inspirations for the movie’s deadpan comedic tone, she added.
“What’s wonderful in ‘The Disinherited’ is how Laura explored deep points in a quite simple approach, and likewise with humor and affection and string visible ideas which can outline her thought of cinema,” mentioned Adrià Monés at Fasten Movies the corporate behind David Ilundain’s “One for All” and Justin Webster’s “The Prosecutor, the President and the Spy.”
Le Bureau productions embody Jessica Hausner’s “Little Joe” and Andrew Haigh’s “45 Years.” The Bureau Gross sales handles greater than 600 titles together with Celluloid Goals’ and Rezo Movies’ libraries.
Agnés Piqué, the cinematographer of “The Disinherited,” will re-team with Ferrés on her characteristic debut.
Solid remains to be to be decided. Taking pictures is scheduled to start subsequent yr.