San Sebastian: Rei Cine, Snowglobe Team for Pablo Fendrick’s ‘Hermano Peligro’(EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 9/22/2018 | John Hopewell
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SAN SEBASTIAN — Denmark’s Snowglobe is teaming with Argentina’s Rei Cine to produce writer-director Pablo Fendrik’s “Hermano Peligro” (Brother Danger).

Currently at first-draft screenplay, the title weighs is as one of the big potential crossover project propositions at this year’s San Sebastian Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum, which tales place Sunday Sept. 23.

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The co-production also links two of the most prestigious and internationally energetic upscale film companies currently working in the Spanish-speaking world.

Headed by Benjamin Domenech, Santiago Gallelli, and Matías Roveda, Buenos Aires-based Rei Cine, “Hermano Peligro’s” lead producer, has over the last year produced Lucrecia Martel’s “Zama” and Natalia Garagiola’s “Hunting Season,” both 2017 Venice hits, then Sundance-selected “The Queen of Fear,” from Valeria Bertuccelli and Fabiana Tiscornia, and Gonzalo Tobal’s 2018 Venice competition player “The Accused.”

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A Copenhagen-located co-producer of some of the highest-profile and boldest Latin American movies in the last two years – Carlos Reygadas’ “Our Time,” Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s “Birds of a Passage,” Amat Escalante’s “The Untamed” – Snowglobe is run by Katrin Pors, Eva Jakobsen and Mikkel Jersin.

“Hermano Peligro” is well in Fendrik’s wheelhouse. In Cannes-selected Amazon Western “El Ardor” and even in HBO Latin America’s “The Bronze Garden” – where, with Hernán Goldfrid, he delivered some of the finest direction on any Latin American TV series last year – Fendrik has plumbed the lawlessness and base human instincts of benighted corners of Latin America.

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“Hermano Peligro” promises, on paper, his most kinetic exploration yet of the psychology and dynamics of violence.

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