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Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #95. Sebastián Silva’s Rotting in the Sun

Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #95. Sebastián Silva’s Rotting in the Sun

Rotting in the Sun

Before sliding into television (he has two projects in development with Ari Aster and the A24 folks), Sebastián Silva will be returning to premiering a Park City his latest oeuvre. The Chilean filmmaker blurs the lines by making some possible auto-fiction with a comedy noir-laced micro project that was filmed in Mexico. On Rotting in the Sun, Silva is reunited with Catalina Saavedra – the actress from his 2009 hit The Maid and also reunites with producer Jake Wasserman (2018’s Tyrel) and Film Editor Sofia Subercaseaux — who has teamed on several of his films dating back to Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus. Production took place around November of ’21.

Gist: Follows social media celebrity Jordan Firstman as he starts a search for filmmaker Sebastian Silva who went missing in Mexico City. He suspects that the cleaning lady in Sebastian’s building may be involved in his disappearance.

Release Date/Prediction: This is among the Premieres section offering at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

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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