LevelK at AFM: English catalogue titles
With the American Film Market (AFM) coming up, we would like to highlight some of our English language catalogue titles. Below are some strong English language genre titles that are still available for certain territories, please contact us for further information. Feel free to get inspired by the selection below.
BELLBIRD is a tender, funny and profound New Zealand drama, about a widower and his estranged son, trying to come to teams with their loss of a mother and wife, while still trying to get through the day. Read Screen's great review and learn more about the film here.
Cast includes: Cohen Holloway ("Hunt for the Wilderpeople"), Rachel House ("Thor: Ragnarok", "Hunt for the Wilderpeople")
Festivals includes: Sydney IFF, Chicago IFF, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
BUTTERFLY TREE is a seductive and powerful story of a father and son who competes for the affection and attention of the same woman, while attempting to mend their strenuous relationship. Read some of the great reviews from Variety and Screen and learn more about the film here.
Cast includes: Melissa George ("Mulholland Drive" "Gray's Anatomy"), Ewen Leslie ("Peter Rabbit" "Rake"), Ed Oxenbould ("Wildlife")
Festivals includes: TIFF, Edinburgh IFF, MIFF
CELESTE is a beautiful and intense drama centering around a celebrated opera diva who retired early from the stage, but now, 10 years after the tragic death of her husband she prepares for one final performance. Read Screen's great review and learn more about the film here.
Cast includes: Radha Mitchell ("Melinda & Melinda", "Silent Hill"), Odessa Young ("Assassination Nation", "The Daughter")
Festivals includes: BFI - London Film Festival, Santa Barbara IFF, Mallorca IFF
SLEEPWALKER portrays a family dealing with relationship patterns and perception of reality. Two sisters and their husbands reconnect, but cannot seem to let go of the past, and when one character goes missing, tension races even further. Learn more about the film here.
Cast includes: Christopher Abbott ("Vox Lux", "It comes at Night"), Brady Corbet ("Melancholia" "Force Majeure")
Festivals includes: Sundance Film Festival, First Time Filmmakers Festival in NYC
THRILLER / MYSTERY
CUTTERHEAD a truly riveting and claustrophobic thriller telling the story of a young journalist getting trapped in a pressure chamber while visiting the new metro build in Copenhagen and thus has to fight for her life. Read more about the film here.
Cast includes: Christine Sønderris ("The Rain")
Festivals includes: Busan IFF, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Luxembourg IFF
WISH YOU WERE HERE gives a lovely holiday story a mysterious twist, when four friends go to Cambodia for a fun and carefree vacation, but only three return. Read more about the film here.
Cast includes: Felicity Price ("Bad Girl", "Wolf Creek"), Joel Edgerton ("Boy Rased", "The Great Gatsby"), Teresa Palmer ("Hacksaw Ridge")
Festivals includes: Sundance Film Festival, Hong Kong IFF, BFI - London Film Festival
BEST MAN DOWN is the fun and morbid tale about two newlyweds who are forced to cut their honeymoon short and go on quite an adventure, when the best man dies at their destination wedding and they have to bring his body back home. Read more about the film here.
Cast includes: Justin Long ("Die Hard 4.0", "Dodgeball"), Frances O'Connor ("Artificial Intelligence: A.I." "Mansfield Park"), Shelley Long ("Cheers")
Festivals includes: Hamptons IFF, Twin Cities Film Fest, Catalina Film Fest
NOT ANOTHER HAPPY ENDING hilariously conveys the challenges of a young writer having difficulties finishing her new book and top her previous debut success. To help her get rid of her writer's block, her editor does his best to give her what all successful writers need…a miserable life. Read more about the film here.
Cast includes: Karen Gillan ("The Big Short", "Guardians of The Galaxy"), Amy Manson ("Once Upon a Time"), Kate Dickie ("The VVitch")
Festivals includes: Busan IFF, Edinburgh IFF, San Diego Film Festival
STANDING UP FOR SUNNY is the heart-warming story about a self-isolated recluse guy with low-grade cerebral palsy, who falls in love with a shy aspiring comedian and enters the world of stand-up. Read The Curb's great review or learn more about the film here.
Cast includes: RJ Mitte ("Breaking Bad") Sam Reid ("Serena"), Barry Humphries ("The Dame Edna Experience", "Finding Nemo"), Felix Williamson ("The Great Gatsby")
Festivals includes: Sydney IFF, CinefestOZ Film Festival
LevelK will not be attending AFM, but for information on all of these titles contact our Sales & Acquisitions Managers Lauren Valmadre and Debra Liang.
Lauren Valmadre Sales & Acquisitions Manager - [email protected] (+45 3113 9878)
Debra Liang Sales & Acquisitions Manager - [email protected] (+45 3118 6209)
The LevelK Team
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