Unique: Buchwald introduced on Monday that he has signed Mexican director Juan Pablo Gonzalez, whose characteristic movie debut, two seasonsgained the Particular Jury Prize for Appearing and the Grand Jury Prize upon its premiere within the World Movement Image Drama Competitors on the 2022 Sundance Movie Competition.
Picked up by Cinema Guild for Distribution, the drama is ready within the rural hills of Jalisco Heights, Mexico, because it follows iron-willed businesswoman María (Teresa Sanchez) as she battles the approaching collapse of her tequila manufacturing unit. It has additionally notably screened at New Director/New Movies (MoMA/Lincoln Heart), the San Sebastián Movie Competition and the Morelia Worldwide Movie Competition, the place Sánchez obtained an Eye Award for Finest Appearing, in addition to nominations at each the Cinema Eye Honors and Gotham Awards. Establishments supporting the movie, which González co-wrote and directed, included IMCINE, Nouvelle Aquitaine Fond de Soutien au Cinéma, Venice Biennale, Sundance Institute, Tribeca Movie Institute, and Cine Qua Non.
Beforehand supervising the hour-long doc Caballerangowhich premiered on the IDFA Competition in 2018, Gonzalez was additionally behind the 2016 brief characteristic movie the wait, which premiered at SXSW and gained a Grand Jury Award on the New Orleans Movie Competition. He has been a Fellow of the Tradition and Arts Fund of Mexico, recipient of the 2021 Vilcek Prize for Artistic Promise and was named considered one of Filmmaker journal’s “25 New Faces of Impartial Movie” in 2015, showing there alongside the likes of Reynaldo Marcos Inexperienced, and Trey Edward Schultz, Pippa Bianco, and up to date Academy Award winners Daniels, amongst others.
Valor Leisure continues to handle Gonzales.