GRAND TOUR

Grand Tour 

A film by: Miguel Gomes
Written with: Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo, Telmo Churro & Maureen Fazendeiro
9th feature-film

Synopsis: Rangoon, Burma, 1918. Edward, a civil servant for the British Empire, runs away from his fiancée Molly the day she arrives to get married. During his travels, however, panic gives way to melancholy. Contemplating the emptiness of his existence, the cowardly Edward wonders what has become of Molly… Determined to get married and amused by Edward’s move, Molly follows his trail on this Asian grand tour.

Premiere: Cannes Film Festival 2024 – Competition
Produced by Uma Pedra No Sapato (Portugal)
In coproduction with Cinéma Defacto, Vivo Films (Italy) & Shellac (France)
International Sales: The Match Factory
Distribution France: Tandem & Shellac

With the support of Région Sud, la Prod du Sud, Studio Label 42, CNC – Aide à la coproduction franco-portugaise, Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, ZDF Arte, ICA, RTP, MEDIA, Creatps, Rediance, le MIC, Lazio Cinema International

TRANSAMAZONIA

Transamazonia

A film by Pia Marais
Written by Pia Marais, Martin Rosefeldt, Willem Droste

4th feature – 100 min – English / Portuguese

Synopsis: Rebecca is a young miracle healer, whose fame brings crowds to her father Lawrence Byrne’s mission, deep in the Amazon rainforest. As hostility arises between the neighbor- ing indigenous tribe and illegal loggers invading their territory, Rebecca and Byrne are pulled into an escalating conflict. Events cast Rebecca into the mystery of her own past. As doubt creeps into their relationship, father and daughter realize they cannot preach peace without confronting their own demons.

Shooting: July 2023
Delivery: 2024

Produced by: Cinéma Defacto, Gaïjin
In coproduction with: Pandora Filmproduktion (Germany), Point Prod (Switzerland), Cabocla Filmes (Brazil)
With the support of CNC – Aide aux cinémas du monde, CNC / FFA mini-treaty, the regional support from NRW, French Guyana and Guadeloupe, Cinéforum, the development support from MEDIA Creative Europe, Angoa and Martinique.

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TRULY NAKED

Truly Naked

As a member of the family business, Alec films and edits online porn, starring his father, Dylan, until he meets tomboy Nina, who challenges Alec to break free and find his own path to real intimacy.

A film by: Muriel d’Ansembourg 
Written by: Muriel d’Ansembourg
1rst feature-film – 90 min – English 

Shooting: November 2023
Delivery: 2024
Produced by: Isabella Films (Netherlands)
In coproduction with Cinéma Defacto, Prime Time (Belgium)

With the support of Région Île-de-France, CNC Aide sélective aux effets visuels numériques

FAMILIAR

A film by Calin Peter Netzer
Written by Calin Peter Netzer and Iulia Lumanare
4th feature – 110 min

Shooting: Summer 2022
Delivery: 2023

Produced by Parada Films (Romania) in coproduction with Cinéma Defacto, Gaïjin, Volos Film (Taiwan)
With the support of Taicca, l’Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, Media, CNC Romania, Bold Film Studios, Wavemaker, Initiative, Jysk, United Media, Mindshare, Havas, Gmbh, The East Company Production

UN CHAMP DE FRAISES POUR L’ÉTERNITÉ

Un Champ de fraises pour l’éternité
Strawberry Fields Forever
5th feature – 90 min – French

Synopsis: In an abandoned holiday center, The Little Republic, lives a community of outsiders. All are the protagonists of a small theater where both everyday stories and the extraordinary reconciliations await – with life, with love, for oneself and for the others.

Directed by Alain Raoust
Written by Alain Raoust and Cécile Vargaftig

Shooting: Spring 2024
Delivery: 2025

Produced by Cinéma Defacto

With the support of CNC – Avance sur recettes avant réalisation, Aide à la préparation, Région Sud, Région Nouvelle Aquitaine, Dordogne, Procirep Angoa and the development support of MEDIA – Creative Europe.

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