News

Netflix Announces ‘Seven Years,’ Its First Original Film in Spain

Netflix Announces ‘Seven Years,’ Its First Original Film in Spain

Madrid – – Starring Spanish actor-turned-director Paco Leon, drama “Siete Años” (Seven Years), the first Netflix original film shot and produced in Spain will debut around the globe on Oct. 28 on the U.S. streaming giant.

Directed by Goya-Award winner Roger Gual (“Smoking Room,” “Tasting Menu”) and written by Jose Cabeza and Julia Fontana, “Seven Years” tells the story of four friends and founding-partners in a company who one night are forced to find a solution that can save their friendship and themselves. They must face a complicated decision: Who must sacrifice his freedom to save the rest from personal and financial ruin.

Seven Years” is produced for Netflix by Colombian Cristian Conti (“Undertow,” “Rage”) at Barcelona-based Cactus Flower and Argentine composer-producer Federico Jusid at Madrid-based Metronome.

Netflix, which will celebrate its first year of operations in Spain on Oct. 20, unveiled in March its first local original TV drama, teaming with Ramon Campos’ outfit Bambu Producciones.

See full article on Variety - Film News