Raven Banner picks up international rights to Mattie Do's Dearest Sister

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Genre specialists Raven Banner Entertainment has picked up international rights to Mattie Do’s Lao-European genre-bending horror feature DEAREST SISTER, reports Screen Daily who also shares that XYZ Films is representing the U.S. rights to the flick.

Do's sophomore feature tells the story of...

...a village girl who travels to capital Vientiane to care for her rich cousin who has mysteriously lost her sight, and somehow gained the ability to communicate with the dead. Matters are further driven downfall by the cousin's ambivalent marriage with an Estonian expat, who has his own dark secrets to hide.

Music and radio celebrity Vilouna Phetmany and Estonia's theatre and screen veteran, Tambet Tuisk (Poll, Demons, Zero Point) play the couple with Amphaiphun Phommapanya starring as the village girl.

A coproduction between Laos, France and Estonia, the film will be shot in the late Spring 2015 with producer's duties shared by Do for Lao Art Media, Annick Mahnert for Screen Division and Sten Saluveer & Helen Lõhmus for Oree Films with Estonia's Mart Ratasepp lensing the film with a mixed European and Lao crew. Postproduction of DEAREST SISTER will take place later this year in France and Estonia and is set for a release in 2016.

Source: Screen Daily



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