French action film ‘Roads of Fear’ tops the Cannes market for Vienna-based sales agency Fizz-e-Motion.
Emmanuel Saez’s film follows Elon Coretti, the only son of Sauveur Coretti, one of the mafia bosses in the South of France. While the Coretti clan reigns supreme in its territory, small Albanian traffickers are increasingly involved in drug trafficking and other criminal activities in its territory. Sauveur decides to set an example by organizing a quasi-military assault on the Albanian site, but there is a price to pay.
The casting is led by Adrien Stoclet, Vanessa Aiffe and Vincent Andres. The production company is Indeprod.
Also on the program, the thriller “Ultime Chance” by Etienne Constantinesco which takes place in the north-east of France. Éric, a penniless man who lives in his car, rejects his 10-year-old autistic son Esteban, who lives in the care of his uncle. Due to his father’s recklessness, Esteban is kidnapped by two gangsters. Eric, devastated, is determined to do what is necessary to collect the ransom.
Another film on the lineup is the romantic drama “Borderline” by Marco Sandeman. It follows Mads, a successful Danish marketing manager, on a trip to London, who has a brief sexual affair with Joan. Mads returns to her life in Denmark, but for Joan it doesn’t end there. Mads is played by Mads Reuther from “The Commune” by Thomas Vinterberg. Joan is played by Natalia Tena, who was wildling Osha in “Game of Thrones”, and Nymphadora Tonks in the “Harry Potter” films.
Other new releases include Jakub Machala’s romantic comedy ‘Avalanche of Love’, Vojtech Moravec’s musical biopic ‘Life of a DJ’ and Savvas D. Michael’s fantasy/mystery ‘The Phantom Warrior’.
The Fizz-e-Motion slate is presented in cooperation with the Polish sales and distribution company Sonovision.