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Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #23. Pablo Larraín’s El Conde

Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #23. Pablo Larraín’s El Conde

El Conde

An endless source for film narratives including several in his own filmography, Pablo Larraín decides to reimagine (and do some dentistry) to Pinochet in what is being pitched as a comedy noir. Production began in June of last year with the likes of Jaime Vadell, Gloria Münchmeyer, Alfredo Castro and Paula Luchsinger toplining a film where the Chilean dictator is a 250-year-old vampire. El Conde got picked up by the Netflix folks early. This is obviously produced by Fabula’s Juan de Dios Larraín.

Gist: . co-writer Guillermo Calderón revolves around Augusto Pinochet who is not dead but an aged vampire who, after 250 years in this world, has decided to die once and for all, due to ailments brought about by his dishonor and family conflicts.

Release Date/Prediction: Look for this to hit Venice, Telluride and TIFF.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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