Berlin: Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize Winner ‘Ixcanul’ Rolls Out Major …

MADRID — Described by Variety’s Scott Foundas as “a transporting, hypnotically beautiful debut feature” and “downright Herzogian (far more Herzogian than Herzog’s own ‘Queen of the Desert’),” Guatemalan Jayro Bustamante’s Berlin competition entry “Ixacanul” has broken out to major territory sales, with many more deals on the way.

Produced by Guatemala’s La Casa de Produccion and Edgard Tenembaum’s Paris-based Tu Vas Voir, whose credits also include Walter Salles’ “The Motorcycle Diaries,”

Ixcanul” won the 65th Berlin Festival’s Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize Saturday night for a film that opens

Article source: http://variety.com/2015/film/news/berlin-silver-bear-alfred-bauer-prize-winner-ixcanul-rolls-out-major-territory-sales-exclusive-1201434991/

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