Producers on the Move Participants Pitch Their Feature Film Projects

During the Cannes Film Festival, 20 rising producers from throughout Europe took half in European Film Promotion’s promotion and networking platform Producers on the Move. They had been chosen by the 37 nationwide movie institutes which are members of EFP. Variety invited them to pitch their tasks to our readers, which we current under.

Gentian Koçi, Albania
Project: “Cold Sun” (in improvement)
Director: Gentian Koçi
As he makes an attempt to rebuild his life in his hometown after being free of jail after serving a 25-year sentence for killing his spouse, a person in his fifties falls in love with a lady in her forties and steadily realizes that this love goes to be his true jail.

Julie Esparbes, Belgium
Project: “The Dance of the Foxes”
Director: Valéry Carnoy
A coming-of-age story, a couple of 17-year-old boxer who, following an accident, should reinvent himself in a extra delicate approach. Valéry Carnoy addresses the topic of the injunction to virility, in a extremely visible first characteristic.

Vanya Rainova, Bulgaria
Project: “Resonance”
Director: Yordan Petkov
Conceived as an act of gradual and regular seduction, “Resonance” in an “Eastern” a couple of recluse on a mission and an formidable younger policeman who discover themselves unusually entangled by the howling sirens of the malfunctioning Public Warning System in a small remoted city.

Miljenka Čogelja, Croatia
Project: “Milch Cow” (in improvement)
Director: Miroslav Sikavica
The story facilities round a household’s investigation of the theft of a deceased battle veteran’s financial savings throughout his wake, resulting in a weird hostage state of affairs. The debut movie explores the fragility of interpersonal relationships and the damaging energy of distrust.

Stelana Kliris, Cyprus
Project: “The Islander”
Director: Stelana Kliris
A romantic comedy a couple of disgraced rock star who strikes to an remoted clifftop home on a Mediterranean island, solely to find that his new house is a suicide hot-spot that comes with undesirable guests and an previous flame.

Emile Hertling Péronard, Denmark
Project: “Homo Sapienne”
Imagine “Euphoria” as a characteristic movie set in Greenland, and you’re going to get “Homo Sapienne”: an city coming-of-age story of 5 younger people in Nuuk, the northern most capital of the world, as they arrive to phrases with their id, sexuality and gender. The movie might be written, produced and directed by, and starring Indigenous Greenlanders and shot on location in Nuuk.

Emilia Haukka, Finland
Project: “Abyss”
Director: Aino Suni
Aamu and Melissa, each recovering addicts, are in love. Their likelihood for happiness is their greatest tragedy. Finnish tour-de-force director Aino Suni’s new characteristic movie “Abyss” is about studying to swim above your inside darkish void.

Silvana Santamaria, Germany
Project: “The Witness”
Director: Nader Saeivar
Writers: Nader Saeivar and Jafar Panahi
An exhilarating story about 60-year-old Tarlan who occurs to witness a homicide after which decides to face up for the sufferer, although it places her circle of relatives in peril.

Kathryn Kennedy, Ireland
Project: “Púca” (“Pooka”)
Screenplay: Kathryn Kennedy
A psychological folks horror set in late nineteenth century Ireland. Peggy, 16, pregnant and fleeing from famine, is alone in a stone cottage on a desolate coastal mountain, as she waits for a ship to take her to freedom. But Peggy disturbs the Púca, a darkish shapeshifter, who needs to eat her child.

Dominiks Jarmakovičs, Latvia
Project: “Karmic Knot”
Director: Signe Baumann
“Karmic Knot” is the third a part of an animated trilogy by the award successful and critically acclaimed director Signe Baumane (“My Love Affair with Marriage”). It is a narrative a couple of household that loses the whole lot because of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the challenges of rebuilding their life after.

Erik Glijnis, The Netherlands
Project: “Tenok”
Director: Shariff Korver
“Tenok,” the upcoming horror characteristic by director Shariff Korver (“Do Not Hesitate,” “The Intruder”), is a movie about unlawful adoption of South American kids set in The Netherlands of the Nineties.

Elisa Pirir Ruiz, Norway
Project: “Elena”
Director: Dalia Huerta Cano
“Elena,” to shoot in Guatemala in 2024, is about 19-year-old Elena, who’s torn between supporting her activist mom protesting towards the constructing of the facility plant or to comply with her personal path. Elena is made to really feel like her life and goals should not as necessary as her mom’s battle. Against her personal wishes, Elena spends her days supporting her household’s activism.

Radu Stancu, Romania
Project: “Magnum Opus”
Director: Bogdan Mirică
Film director Alex has grown up coping with his father’s crushing notoriety as an actor, paparazzi, and household secrets and techniques. When his father doesn’t present up at his shoot, the whole lot turns into chaos.

Juraj Krasnohorsky, Slovak Republic
Project: “The Fall”
Director: Juraj Lehotský
A darkish comedy in English a couple of spoiled 72-year-old appearing star who, having misplaced the whole lot, faces a lonely life within the countryside along with his reclusive sister. He refuses to just accept his destiny, resulting in hilarious outcomes.

Julia Gebauer, Sweden
Project: “The Swedish Connection”
Director: Thérèse Ahlbeck, Marcus A. Olsson
“The Swedish Connection” is the unbelievable however true story about how an unknown Swedish bureaucrat turned a whole nation from Nazi collaborator to ethical superpower. Told with a biting humorousness by Student Oscar nominees Thérèse Ahlbeck and Marcus A. Olsson.

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