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Drama   Language: Spanish 
Subtitles: English  Status: Completed

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Robert Burns Centre - May 22nd


When thousands of fish die in a polluted river in southern Chile, Magdalena, a woman long-deceased, emerges amongst their lifeless bodies. Magdalena encounters her widowed husband, sending him into a state of shock and prompting the return of their daughter, Cecilia. Magdalena’s presence and her effect on the environment stirs curiosity and fear among her family. As the past comes into focus, mother and daughter are met with the opportunity to change the future.


Sundance Film Festival 2022 - Nominee - Grand Jury Prize
Munich Film Festival 2022 - Nominee - CineRebels Award
Riviera International Film Festival 2022 - Nominee - Jury Prize - Best Film
Melbourne International Film Festival 2022 - Nominee - Bright Horizons Award



"Earthy and ethereal with stunning cinematography and powerful performances. This is a visceral journey that takes you inside a deeper understanding within life and rebirth of our environment and each other, and it’s pleasurably strange and captivating." - Critical Popcorn

"Powerful yet tender" - Eye For Film

"A waking dream" - AV Forums

"A sharp and surreal debut" - HeyUGuys



Cast - Leonor Varela, Mía Maestro, Alfredo Castro, Marcial Tagle, Enzo Ferrada, Luis Dubó

Director - Francisca Alegría

Screenplay - Francisca Alegría, Fernanda Urrejola, Manuela Infante

Cinematographer - Inti Briones   

Producers - Tom Dercourt, Alejandra García

Co-producers - Bruno Bettati, Andrés Wood, Michael Weber, Viola Fügen, Shrihari Sathe

Associate Producers - Dan Wechsler, Jamal Zeinal-Zade, Andreas Roald, Augusto Matte, Matias de Bourguignon, Sophie Erbs, Burkhard Althoff, Doris Hepp


Francisca Alegría is an award-winning filmmaker who obtained her degree in Directing from the Universidad Católica de Chile and her M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Film Directing at Columbia University. Her short film And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye received the award for Best International Fiction Short Film at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Best Latin American Short Film at Miami Film Festival and was selected at Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and New York Film Festival. The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future is Alegría’s debut feature, and was selected for the Sundance Screenwriters and Directors Labs and premiered in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.


Drama, Comedy   Language: English  Status: Completed 


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The Middle Man is a darkly humorous social satire which takes place in a small town that is experiencing an epidemic of accidents and deaths. The town is run by “The Commission” - the Sheriff, the Doctor and the Pastor - who decide to hire a ‘Middle Man’ whose sole responsibility will be to inform the family when an unfortunate incident occurs. Frank Farrelli is a quiet, thoughtful man who proves perfect for the job. He takes his new role on with gusto and quickly becomes the town’s beacon of bad news. But the pressures of the job and a budding new romance overwhelm Frank.


Wetherby Cinema - TBC
Ilkley Cinema - TBC


Amanda Awards, Norway 2022
Winner - Best Actor (Pål Sverre Hagen)
Nominee - Best Cinematography
Nominee - Best Production Design
Nominee - Best Costumes

Silk Road International Film Festival, China 2022

Winner - Golden Silk Road Award - Best Actor (Pål Sverre Hagen)

Nominee - Golden Silk Road Award - Best Film


Stars - Don McKellar, Kenneth Welsh, Nina Andresen Borud 

Director - Bent Hamer

Screenplay - Lars Saabye Christensen (novel), Bent Hamer

Cinematography - John Christian Rosenlund

Music - Jonathan Goldsmith
Editing - Anders Refn

Producers - Reinhard Brundig, Nina Frese, Bent Hamer, Jacob Jarek, Jamie Manning, Andreas Roald, Jim Stark, Simone Urdl, Dan Wechsler, Jennifer Weiss, Jamal Zeinal Zade


Born in Sandefjord, Norway in 1956, Bent Hamer is a director, writer, producer and owner of the film production company BulBul Film. After studying law at The University of Oslo he completed his education in Film Theory and Literature at the University of Stockholm and in filmmaking at Stockholm's Filmskola.

Bent’s feature films include the award-winning O’Horten (2008), Factotum (2005), Kitchen Stories (2003) and Eggs (1995) which all had their international premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. 1001 Grams (2014), O’Horten and Kitchen Stories were Norway’s official entries for The Academy Award. In 2013 Bent was awarded the Norwegian Amanda Honorary Award.

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