EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Javier Fuentes-León’s whodunit pays homage to Hollywood film noir and the reality-twisting fictions of Jorge Luis Borges and Julio Cortázar. The Vanished Elephant, which has its premiere Saturday at Toronto, stars Salvador del Solar as a crime novelist whose fiancée has been missing for seven years. He is given a clue to the mystery by a woman (Angie Cepeda) whose ex-husband died the same day the writer’s betrothed vanished. Lucho Cáceres, Tatiana Astengo, Vanessa Saba, Andrés Parra also star in the Peru-Colombia-Spain co-production. Mundial is selling international rights at TIFF. Watch the trailer above.
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