EXCLUSIVE: Here’s some compelling first footage of Mexican filmmaker Michel Franco’s (After Lucia) feature New Order (Nuevo Orden), which will play at Venice and Toronto this week.
The buzzed-about Spanish-language film is the dystopian story of a revolution that hits in the midst of an upper-class wedding in Mexico. Franco’s production company Teorema produces. France’s Les Films d’Ici is aboard as co-producer.
The Match Factory handles international sales with cast including Diego Boneta (Terminator: Dark Fate), Mónica del Carmen (Babel), Naian González Norvind and Fernando Cuautle. ICM reps domestic.
Director, writer and producer Franco is best known for features including After Lucia, which was awarded the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes in 2012; English-language drama Chronic, which played in Cannes Competition in 2015, winning best screenplay; and April’s Daughter, which won the Un Certain Regard special jury prize in 2017.
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