Irish Productions Premiering at TIFF
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Following its TIFF announcement, news broke that XYZ Films had acquired the North American sales rights to the Toronto bound drama.
Filmed on location in West Cork, like a Butterfly is a powerful and timely story of a girl fight for freedom and belonging. In a gender reversal of classic film Billy Elliot, 15 year old Frances (played by up and coming Irish actress Hazel Doupe) has to fight for the right to fight back. canada goose factory outlet Raised in roadside camps in rural Ireland, Frances wants to champion her canada goose outlet new york city people inside the boxing ring and out, like canada goose her idol Muhammad Ali, but society is determined to break her spirit and destroy goose outlet canada canada goose uk shop her way of life.
Speaking about Float like a Butterfly selection, Carmel Winters said:
“I am tremendously proud that Float like a Butterfly will fly the flag in Toronto. canada goose clearance It a film about a girl fight for the right canada goose coats to be the greatest she can be, just like her hero Muhammad Ali. It was an epic battle to get it financed so it a real triumph to have its premiere at such a prestigious festival. Let hope it a canada goose outlet sale knock out success!”
like a Butterfly is produced by Martina Niland (Sing Street) for Port Films and David Collins (A Dark Song) for Samson Films.
Producer Martina Niland added:
are thrilled to be having our world premiere of like a Butterfly at the Toronto Film Festival in a couple of weeks time! I am immensely proud of this film and we had such a special time shooting in beautiful West Cork. We are excited to bring it to Irish audiences soon! Times at TIFF:
Friday 07/09 TIFF Lightbox 2:15pm
Sunday 09/09 Scotiabank Theatre 7pm
Thursday 13/09 Scotiabank Theatre 3:15pm
Directed by Academy Award winning Irish director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) and comprising an impressive canada goose outlet online Irish and international cast including Stephen Rea (The Crying Game), Isabelle Huppert (Elle) and Chlo Grace Moretz (Carrie), Greta is a contemporary psychological thriller. After discovering a handbag on a New York subway train, Frances McCullen (Moretz), a young woman bereaved by her mother death, sets about returning it to its rightful owner. Frances subsequently strikes up an unusual friendship with enigmatic widow Greta Hideg, however Greta motives may be more sinister than they initially seem.
Stephen Rea, a frequent collaborator of Jordan features as a private detective in the film, which sees the streets of Dublin double up as New York.
Speaking about Greta, Neil Jordan said:
“There was something intriguing about the original screenplay when I read it because it was almost entirely amongst three women. It a story about possession: an almost romantic obsession canada goose outlet parka that refuses to let go. The fact that the obsessional elements of the story are motivated by a woman appealed to me and that no males played a significant part in the story was intriguing.”
Greta is produced by James Flynn ( for Metropolitan Films alongside Lawrence Bender, Sidney Kimmel and John Penotti, with Academy Award Seamus McGarvey (Nocturnal Animals) serving as DOP, forming part of an Irish led team which includes multiple Emmy Award winning costume designer Joan Bergin, production designer Anna Rackard and editor Nick Emerson.
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Speaking about the selection, Producer Robert Walpole told IFTN:
are delighted to be returning to TIFF with Papi Chulo. It a brilliant showcase for new work and we have always had a great time there. We are especially delighted to be screening as a Special Presentation which means we are in exalted filmmaking company like Alfonso Cuar and Jacques Audiard asked about why TIFF was so important to Treasure, Producer Rebecca O said:
has become the hub for launching the kind of indie films we at Treasure specialise in producing. This is canada goose outlet the third of John films to play there and as it will be Papi Chulo world premiere, we are hoping the film will resonate with both audiences and, of course, buyers. Chulo is produced by Rebecca O and uk canada goose outlet Robert Walpole of Treasure Entertainment, and stars Matt Bomer and Alejandro Patino. The title is supported by Screen Ireland.
Virginia marks the sophomore feature from up and coming British director Chanya Button and is official canada goose outlet produced by Irish producer Katie Holly for Blinder Films alongside Evangelo Kioussis.
An Irish/UK creative co production, the film tells the true story of the relationship between the literary icon Virginia (Elizabeth Debicki) and socialite Vita (Gemma Arterton) in 1920 London. When canada goose outlet in usa their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. Vita and Virginia forge an unconventional affair and neither will be the same without the other.
Speaking about the selection, Producer Katie Holly told IFTN:
am thrilled to canada goose outlet uk sale be returning to TIFF with Vita Virginia and particularly to be amongst such incredible filmmakers in the Special Presentations Category I want to see most of the line up! asked about distribution and plans for the film while over in TIFF, Producer Katie Holly said:
focus in Toronto is to sell the few remaining territories, in particular North America canada goose outlet so that will be the priority, as well as doing meetings for other current and upcoming productions. is screening at TIFF so important to you canada goose coats on sale.