Ingenious Media is proud to announce that seven films produced by investee companies managed by Ingenious will showcase at the forthcoming Venice and Toronto Film Festivals.The Burnt Orange Heresy, produced by Achille Productions, has been selected as the closing film of the Venice Film Festival and will also screen at the Toronto Film Festival. Starring Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Donald Sutherland and Mick Jagger this noir thriller tells the story of an art critic who is hired to steal a painting from one of the most enigmatic artists. The operation spins out of control as he becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity.
Seberg, produced by Nelly Films, narrates the true story of an FBI Agent, played by Jack O’Connell, who is assigned to investigate the iconic actress Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart) when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in the late sixties in Los Angeles. The film will hold its World Premiere on the first Friday of the Venice Film Festival and subsequently at Toronto.
Military Wives, produced by Koliko Films, stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan who start a military wives choir whilst their husbands are on a tour in Afghanistan. Music and laughter transform their lives as the women help each other overcome their fear for loved ones in combat. The film will hold its World Premiere at Toronto;
Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in The Song of Names, produced by Riba Films, which will also premiere at Toronto. This emotional detective story is spread over two continents and half a century. Beneath the film’s stunning musical revelations burn the horror of a war and the lost souls extinguished from history.
Dirt Music, produced by Pelgo Films, will premiere at Toronto. The films tells the story of a woman stranded in a relationship with a man she doesn’t love, in a small fishing village on the coast of Australia. An encounter with a local pariah results in an affair that dredges up secrets and changes all of their lives. Starring Kelly MacDonald and Garrett Hedlund, and from the producers of Brooklyn and Lion the story is based on the award-winning novel by Tim Winton.