NEON has taken over the North American distribution rights of Mark Jenkin’s horror feature Enys male, Starring Mary Woodwine and Edward Rowe. The contract was signed before Cannes before the world premiere of the film in the Directors Fortnight category.
Jenkin also wore a number of hats in production, outside of director and writer, including cinematographer, sound designer and composer.
Set on an uninhabited island off the British coast in 1973, a wildlife volunteer embarks on a terrifying physical and environmental journey that challenges his grip on reality and pushes him into a living nightmare.
Enys male The 16mm color negative was shot using a 1970s Clockwork Bolex camera and post sync sound. It had to acquire the feeling of discovering a celluloid unspooling reel that had never been seen before in a secluded, haunted cinema palace.
The movie is produced by Denzil Monk for Bosena. Johnny Fuings works as EP. Film 4 co-sponsored the film, with Ben Koren and Lauren Dark working as EPs and for the Kingsley Martial Sound / Image Cinema Lab.
Jenkin has received two Buffett nominations and one for his outstanding debut as a British writer, director or producer. Bait Which was made of a monochromatic 16mm lens. The movie premiered in Berlinal in 2019 and was released in theaters by BFI in the UK.
NEON’s Sarah Colvin discusses the North American deal with George Hamilton of Protagonist Pictures, who represents global sales rights.
NEON is watching David Cronenberg’s world premiere at the 75th Cannes Film Festival this month. Crimes of the future Starring Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, and David Bowie in Viggo Mortensen and Brett Morgen’s documentary, Munez daydream. Neon recently received six Oscar nominations for Jonas Poher Rasmussen Run away, Which became the first film to score an Oscar Triphacta in Animated Feature, Documentary and International; Joachim Trier The worst person in the world And Pablo Lorraine Spencer.