BUENOS AIRES — In one of many first offers to shut at this week’s Ventana Sur market, Spain’s Latido Movies has boarded “Lo Que Quisimos Ser,” written-directed by Alejandro Agresti, produced by Fernando Sokolowicz at Aleph Media, and Gastón Duprat, who’ve teamed as producer and co-writer-director on “The Distinguished Citizen,” “The Man Subsequent Door,” and “The Artist.”
“Lo Que Quisimos Ser” marks the newest movie from Agresti, considered one of Argentina’s most worldwide skills finest recognized for a Hollywood sojourn which noticed him directing Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves in “The Lake Home” and writing Argentina-set, English-language “No somos animales,” with John Cusack.
Of his Argentine movie, “Valentín” weighs in as a big-hearted coming of age story of a cross-eyed and really lonely younger child. “Lo Que Quisimos Ser” additionally seems to be to put on its coronary heart on its sleeve with a narrative of two characters who like in lots of Agresti movies discover solace for loneliness in fantasy. It goes additional, suggesting this fantasy grow to be the bedrock love relationship of their life.
Starring Eleonora Wexler and Luis Rubio, the comedic drama activates a person and girl who meet by likelihood after a movie and go to a restaurant the place they begin speaking, setting up a fantasy world the place they grow to be the folks they wished to be, if actuality hadn’t obtained in the best way., which they by no means ever speak about.
They fall profoundly in love, meet and discuss each Thursday on the cafe down the a long time once they dwell as their true selves.
Focusing on a broad public that are romantic film followers, its makers say, this upscale romcom intertwines scenes within the cafe and others of their actual day by day lives, as they await anxiously for his or her assembly each Thursday, the place “outdoors actuality doesn’t compromise the liberty of phantasm,” the synopsis says.
Additionally produced by 1010 Mente Colectiva (“Los Mil Días de Allende”), “Lo Que Quisimos Ser” is “actually a fantastic love story throughout years, of the great thing about complicity, and that one can love somebody figuring out there wil be no bodily contact and that the tales every character tells about themselves are deliberate lies,” mentioned Latido’s Saura.
“The movie takes you to a world the place creativeness triumphs over actuality, and day by day actuality turns into secondary should you comply with play,” he added.
“Endearing, emotional and high-quality, ‘Lo Que Quisimos Ser’ is a return to traditional cinema which sparks viewers sentiment through spectacular performances,” mentioned Sokolowicz.
“The settlement with Latido is selecting – and being chosen by Latido – for the gross sales on a movie which is so lovely that it must be cared for. We’ve got discovered the very best distributor for the movie for its passage at festivals, offers with native distributors and platforms and the movie’s launch in territories,” he famous.