Based on Barbie Latza Nadeau’s book of the same name about the Amanda Knox trial, the film follows the story of a troubled filmmaker trying to uncover the truth behind a sensational murder in Italy. Swept up in the media feeding frenzy around the enigmatic lead suspect, he sees that the victim has been forgotten, and realises that his own salvation lies in returning to the daughter he has left behind.
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Ypsilon Films is a partner of the global business group MULTITRADE ANIBROS S.A. The main focus of this partnership is to co-finance selected international films for theatrical release with high profile cast as well as animated TV series. The Multitrade Ypsilon co-venture is the main financier and executive producer with BBC Films and Revolution Films of Michael Winterbottom’s The Face of an Angel starring Kate Beckinsale (who performed among others in Pearl Harbor, Aviator, Van Helsing, Underworld, Total Recall), Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns, Suicide Squad) and Daniel Brühl (who performed among others in The Bourne Ultimatum, Inglourious Bastards, Golden Globe Awards Nominee for Best Supporting Role in the film Rush (Golden Globe Nomination for Best Motion Picture Drama) and Screen Actors Guild Award Nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for Rush).
Screen Media in USA, Seven 7 in France, Soda in Uk and Canada, Concorde in Germany, La Aventura in Spain, Swen in Latin America, Media Pro in Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, Cinemart in Czech Rep. and Slovakia, Blitz in Ex-Yugoslavia, Spentzos in Greece and Cyprus, United King in Israel, Suraya in Malaysia and Brunei, Front Row in Middle East, Best Film in Poland, Showtime in South Korea, Ozen in Turkey, Mono in Thailand, M-Net in South Africa, Top Film in Russia and Cis countries, MNC in Indonesia, Madman Ent. in Australia and New Zeeland, September Films in Benelux, Red Apollo Group in China, Broad Media in Japan, Alambique in Portugal, Non Stop in Scandinavia.
Other Main Credits:
Writer: Paul Viragh
Producer(s):Melissa Parmenter for Revolution Films, BBC Films, Cattleya, Lipsync Productions, Tuscany Regional Film Fund
Executive Producer (s):BBC Films, Multitrade S.A. and Ypsilon Films
Executive Producer (s): Andrew Eaton, Christine Langan, Norman Merry / Eric Anidjar, Leon Benarroch and Roberto Mitrani
Worldwide Sales by WestEnd Films
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Variety: Exclusive First Look at Amanda Knox-Inspired ‘The Face of an Angel’ (VIDEO). Variety has been granted exclusive access to a clip from the promo reel of Michael Winterbottom’s psychological thriller “The Face of an Angel,” which is inspired by the Amanda Knox case. +info
Audiovisual 451: Las empresas españolas Ypsilon Films y Multitrade participan en el nuevo filme de Michael Winterbottom. El holding inversor español Multitrade, S.A., en ‘joint venture’ con la empresa española Ypsilon Films, especializada en la distribución de contenidos para televisión +info
Screen Daily: Screen Media takes Winterbottom’s Angel, 14 October, 2014 | By Jeremy Kay, Screen Media Films has taken US rights to Michael Winterbottom’s The Face Of An Angel starring Daniel Brühl, Kate Beckinsale, Valerio Mastandrea and Cara Delevingne. In other news, Breaking Glass has picked up Larry Clark’s Marfa Girl.
The film premiered in Toronto and will screen at the London Film Festival on October 18. BBC Films financed alongside Multitrade, Ypsilon Films, Lipsync, Revolution Films and the Tuscan region.
The story centres on a filmmaker who endures torment and a change of focus when he sets out to adapt a book about the trial of an American woman charged with murdering her flatmate. Paul Viragh wrote the screenplay.
Melissa Parmenter produced The Face Of An Angel and the executive producers are Christine Langan, Eric Anidjar, Leon Benarroch, Roberto Mitrani, Norman Merry, Ed Wethered, Anthony Jabre, Reza Safinia and Susana Hornil.
Screen Media negotiated the deal with WestEnd Films and plans a second quarter 2015 release. Article