EXCLUSIVE: XYZ Films has signed on to sell worldwide rights excluding Africa for the South African horror-thriller Gaia, which is set to debut in the Midnight section of virtual SXSW in March.
The film follows a park ranger on a surveillance mission in a primordial forest who encounters two survivalists living a post-apocalyptic lifestyle. The boy and his philosophical father seem to have their own religion and a mysterious relationship to nature. You can watch the creepy first trailer for the movie above.
Directed by Jaco Bouwer, Gaia stars Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Anthony Oseyemi and Alex Van Dyk. Script comes from Tertius Kapp and producers are Bouwer, Kapp and Jorrie van der Walt.
XYZ will introduce the film to buyers at the upcoming virtual EFM.
As we revealed last week, XYZ is also selling world rights on Berlin Panorama sci-fi Night Raiders, and will launch Sam Claflin rom-com Book Of Love.
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