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Filmax Nabs Alvaro Fernandez Armero’s ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ (Exclusive)

San Sebastian – Filmax has taken international rights to Álvaro Fernández Armero’s comedy “If I Were a Rich Man.”

Produced by Telecinco Cinema, Think Studio and Ciskul, and backed by Mediaset España and Movistar+, “If I Were a Rich Man” is a Spanish remake of Michel Munz and Gerard Bitton’s French comedy “Ah! Si j’étais riche” (If I Were a Rich Man).

“If I Were a Rich Man” will be released in Spain via Paramount Pictures Oct. 25.

First presented to buyers at the Toronto Film Festival, “If I Were a Rich Man” follows Santi, who, among other problems, is about to divorce his wife. Then he wins the lottery jackpot: €25 million ($27.5 million). The question is: how can he avoid sharing his fortune with his ex?

Especially gifted in comedy, director Fernández Armero presented last year at San Sebastian “Spanish Shame” (co-directed with Juan Cavestany), the first complete TV series screened at this festival,

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