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Carlos Saura, Vittorio Storaro’s ‘The King of the Whole World’ Is Snapped Up by Latido (Exclusive)

Carlos Saura, Vittorio Storaro’s ‘The King of the Whole World’ Is Snapped Up by Latido (Exclusive)

“The King of the Whole World” (“El Rey de Todo el Mundo”), a musical drama directed by “Carmen’s” Carlos Saura and lit by “Apocalypse Now” cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, has been snapped up for world sales by Latido Films.

The deal was sealed as the Toronto Festival hit its full stride on Friday. Spanish distribution rights have been acquired by distribution house Syldavia.

Starring Ana de la Reguera, Manuel García Rulfo, “The King of All the World” is fiction – so more in line with Saura’s Cannes and Bafta winning “Carmen” (1983) as well as “Tango” (1998), for which Saura has won international fame and Oscar nominations, than his latter-day, more informative documentaries.

Damián Alcazar and Enrique Arce co-star.

The plot is hallmark Saura: World-famous choreographer Sara (De la Reguera) is asked by her former boyfriend Manuel, a stage director (García Rulfo), to help him prepare a new play.

A highly competitive

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