Cannes Quickies - The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears and The Last Showing Make Sales
Two more bits of news are coming out of the exhaustive Cannes Film Market. Read on for the first details regarding the giallo The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears and the upcoming thriller The Last Showing.
According to Screen Daily, UK outfit Metrodome has pre-bought giallo-style thriller The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears, pictured below, from Bac Films. Writer-directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s follow-up to cult genre hit Amer, which Quentin Tarantino listed as among his favorite films of 2010, stars Klaus Tange, Jean-Michel Vovk, Sylvia Camarda, and Sam Louwyck. “The surreal drama follows a husband who plunges into a world of nightmare and violence while searching for his missing wife.”
They also report that Simon Crowe’s SC Films has picked up sales rights to The Philm Company’s thriller The Last Showing, “about a couple trapped in a cinema who are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.” Phil Hawkins writes, directs and produces, alongside producer Alexandra Baranska. Production is due for July 2013 on the project, which is casting.
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