From Twitch Films:
The Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia announced their first wave of programming today and there are some heavy hitters in the mix. Big name titles include COSMOPOLIS by David Cronenberg, Cannes hit HOLY MOTORS by Leo Carax, FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE from HK legend Tsui Hark, and Scott Derrickson’s SXSW Midnight surprise SINISTER.
Press Release excerpt:
The 45th Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia will be held from October 4th to the 14th, 2012 with the suggestion of an imaginary Apocalypse threatening from its image. Chosen to open this celebration of cinema is the Catalan production The Body, by debut director Oriol Paulo, a psychological thriller chock full of suspense starring Belén Rueda, José Coronado, Hugo Silva and Aura Garrido. It is a Rodar y Rodar, Antena 3 Films, Televisió de Catalunya and Canal + production, distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing Spain, that has become one of the most anxiously awaited nationally made films of the year.
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The Official Selection -both in and out of competition- will be offering a varied and wide-ranging spectrum from this year’s fantastic harvest. So you will be seeing the latest proposals from directors like David Cronenberg, with Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson and based on the Don DeLillo novel…
Click HERE if you’d like to read the press release in its entirety. No concrete details on whether David Cronenberg or any of the cast will attend. We’ll keep you posted.