Cannes: The Orchard Buys Colombian Crime Drama ‘Birds of Passage’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 5/13/2018 | Ramin Setoodeh
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The Orchard has landed North American distribution rights to “Birds Of Passage” out of the Cannes Film Festival, Variety has learned.

The Spanish-language film directed Ciro Guerra (“Embrace the Serpent”) and his wife, Cristina Gallego, chronicles a crime family involved in Colombia drug trafficking from the 1960s through the ‘80s.

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“The film was always conceived as a theatrical experience, and there’s really no better way to appreciate it than in the cinema,” said co-directors Gallego and Guerro and producer Katrin Pors in a statement. “We are very happy that audiences will have the opportunity to see it in the way it was intended.”

The film’s cast includes actors Carmiña Martínez, Jose Acosta, Jhon Narváez, Natalia Reyes, Jose Vicente Cots, Juan Martínez and Greider Meza.

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“Birds of Passage” premiered at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight last week to strong reviews. “These days, with...
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