Quijote Films from Chile is preparing the first feature film by Diego Céspedes “The mysterious gaze of the pink flamingo” (Exclusive) | New
Prominent Chilean producer Giancarlo Nasi of Quijote Films has teamed up with Mexicans Varios Lobos, French Les Valseurs and Basques Irusoin to co-produce Diego Céspedes’ feature debut The mysterious gaze of the pink flamingo.
The project was presented this year at the Gap-Financing Market at the Venice Film Festival and at the Sundance Producers Summit 2021.
Céspedes second short film melting creatures, produced by Quijote, had its world premiere at Cannes Critics’ Week and opened the Zabaltegi de San Sebastian (SSIFF) section. His first short film El verano del leon electrico wins the Cannes Cinéfondation First Prize.
The mysterious gaze of the pink flamingo tells the story of 12-year-old Lidia, who lives in a desert mining town affected by an unknown disease that people think is transmitted when a man falls in love with another man through a look.
The film Filming is expected to begin in the first half of 2023.
In San Sebastián, Quijote presented another feature film project at the Europe-Latin America Coproduction Forum, Die standingthe second effort of María Paz González.
Quijote’s previous projects include the debut of César Augusto Acevedo earth and shadowwhich won the Camera d’Or at Cannes in 2015.
Irusoin is the Basque company behind Spain’s entry into the Oscars The Endless Trench. Among the projects of Varios Lobos, let us mention that of Yulene Olaizola tragic jungle, who participated in the SSIFF Horizontes Latinos showcase. Les Valseurs productions include animated television series samuel, which was presented at Cartoon Forum last year.