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Elephant Eye Goes Domestic with The Maid

They tried out the distribution side of the business with doc films Planet B-Boy and Billy the Kid, and now, Elephant Eye Films are set to theatrically rep their first feature film – which appears to be quite the find according to the slew of film festival awards it has picked up since its preeming at Sundance. Sebastian Silva’s La Nana (The Maid) will be released in the fall.

They tried out the distribution side of the business with doc films Planet B-Boy and Billy the Kid, and now, Elephant Eye Films are set to theatrically rep their first feature film – which appears to be quite the find according to the slew of film festival awards it has picked up since its preeming at Sundance.
Sebastian Silva‘s La Nana (The Maid) will be released in the fall.

Silva also wrote “Second Child”, which is currently going into pre-production in New York with Lee Daniels as producer. Daniels was also repped by Elephant Eyes for his “Push” film.
Written by Silva and Pedro Peirano, The Maid stars Catalina Saaverdra as a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 23 years.

 

 

 

 

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury 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 was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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