Cristo starts working on Spanish production “Advantages of Traveling by Train”


Because winters are very long and cold in Québec, our Chilean troubadour likes to pack up his gear and spends time (pretty much) anywhere else. Luckily, Morena Films (Spain) offered him a super exciting project to work on: director Aritz Moreno‘s debut  Ventajas en viajar el tren (“Advantages of Traveling by Train”), a comedic horror flic written by Javier Gullon, the screenwriter of Denis Villeneuve’s “Enemy”. He adapts the cult novel by Spain’s Antonio Orejudo, published in 2000, turning on a literary agent, Helga, who is forced to intern her husband in a psychiatric clinic…

Here some info:

In a stellar deal for the burgeoning Basque industry, Entertainment One’s Seville International has acquired world sales rights outside Spain to “Advantages of Traveling by Train.”

The anticipated feature debut of Aritz Moreno, “Advantages” is lead-produced by San Sebastian-based Señor y Señora, an up-and-coming production house owned by Moreno and producer-director Leire Apellaniz.

Madrid’s Morena Films has boarded as a co-producer. The company’s previous credits include Oliver Stone’s Fidel Castro docu-trilogy, Steven Soderbergh’s “Che” and movies by Spain’s Iciar Bollain (“Even the Rain”), Daniel Monzon (“Cell 211”) and Daniel Calparsoro (“Rob a Thief,” Spain’s No. 1 local box-office hit this year).

source: Variety

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