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Logical Pictures debuts in Cannes with 'Ickerman', 'Winter's End'

Logical Pictures debuts in Cannes with 'Ickerman', 'Winter's End'

Exclusive: Mini studio will back mid-budget projects from young European directors.

French producer Alexis Perrin and entrepreneur Frederic Fiore have joined forces to create mini studio Logical Pictures, aimed at English-speaking elevated genre pictures, budgeted at between $900,000 and $13.2m (€0-€15m) by young, up and coming European directors.

The company makes its Cannes debut with five new projects led by futuristic Ickerman, described by Perrin as “Bullitt meets Blade Runner”, and Winter’s End, about four orphans who discover they are the children of resistance fighters in a near future world run by The Phalanx.

The latter title is the debut feature of award-winning French music video directorial duo Fleur & Manu and stars actors Dean-Charles Chapman and Brian Vernel, who was one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow in 2015.

“The idea is to invest in elevated art-house genre pictures with crossover potential in the vein of Let The Right One In, Green Room or [link

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