Rediance boards Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Memoria' (exclusive)

Rediance boards Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Memoria' (exclusive)

Beijing-based Rediance also co-financing Miguel Gomes’ Savagery.

Beijing-based Rediance, which launched a film financing arm at Cannes last year, has boarded Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria and Portuguese filmmaker Miguel Gomes’ Savagery as co-financier.

Memoria stars Tilda Swinton and Jeanne Balibar and is scheduled to start shooting in Colombia in August. The producers on the film include Kick the Machine, Burning Blue and Keith Griffiths and Simon Field’s Illuminations Films. Chinese producer Maxx Tsai is also backing the film.

Gomes’ Savagery is based on Euclides da Cunha’s Backlands, The Canudos Campaign, a non-fiction account of the war

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