More sales news coming out of Cannes. Variety reports that Spanish sales agency Film Factory Ent. has picked up international distribution rights to Miguel Angel Toledo’s psychological thriller The Path (La Senda), co-penned by writer-director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later, Intruders, The Crow remake).
Toledo’s directorial film debut, The Path turns on a couple, whose marriage is on the rocks, who decide to spend Christmas night with their 7-year-old son in an isolated, snow-bound cabin in the mountains.
Co-written by Toledo and Fresnadillo, script has “a tense and claustrophobic atmosphere,” said Film Factory founder Vicente Canales.
Gustavo Salmeron and Irene Visedo star. The Path will have its world premiere for the October’s Sitges film festival.
Raul, in a desperate attempt to regain his marriage to Anne, celebrated Christmas in an isolated mountain cabin, along with their son, Nico. On Christmas night, apparently happy, “takes an unexpected turn their lives hellish. The idyllic holiday for Raul become a cyclical journey that will take you through the sinister trail of memories and face the reality of their own actions.
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