Philadelphia-based indie distributor Breaking Glass Photos has acquired North American rights to Mexican director Julian Hernandez’s feminine empowerment thriller “Tattoo of Revenge” in a deal closed with Italy-based firm The Open Reel on the Cannes movie market.
“Tatoo” is the newest characteristic by the prolific Hernandez who is understood on the pageant circuit for movies about homosexual males in search of happiness corresponding to “A Thousand Clouds of Peace Fence the Sky, Love; Your Being Love Will By no means Finish” and “Raging Solar, Raging Sky” which each received the Berlin Movie Competition’s Teddy Award for movies with LGBT matters, respectively in 2003 and 2009.
Shot in each black-and-white and colour, the pic is about in chaotic 1990s Mexico Metropolis the place criminals go unpunished and a heroine turns into the avenger of raped younger girls. Sporting totally different disguises, she seduces the rapists, places them to sleep, after which manufacturers them with tattoos, in accordance with promotional supplies. As her enemies encroach, her solely salvation is the emancipation of one other lady.
Produced by Mexican powerhouse Argos Cine with Cine Invencible Cine, Corazón Movies, Expendables 435, Fidecine, and Mil Nubes Cine, “Tatoo” launched from Mexico’s Morelia Worldwide Movie Competition, out of competitors, in 2018.
Headed by CEO Cosimo Santoro the Open Reel is each a web-based distribution platform and a global gross sales firm of indie titles. In addition to “Tatoo,” their Cannes slate includes Brazilian director Helvecio Marin Jr.’s “Homing” which launched from the Berlin Discussion board earlier this 12 months, and Argentine director Santiago Loza’s “Transient Story From The Inexperienced Planet,” which was in Berlin’s Panorama.
Breaking Glass, which is run by trade veterans Richard Wolff and Richard Ross, has launched a variety of indie films in a wide range of genres and languages since it launched in 2009. Its Spanish-language slate consists of such notable Latin American movies as “We Are Three,” “Responsible Males,” “Jesus,” “La Granja,” “Esteros,” “Santa & Andres,” “The Lengthy Evening of Francisco Sanctis” and “Xingu.”