Directed by Mikhaël Hers this is the story of a young man appointed guardian of his niece, Amanda, following a terrorist attack in Paris. David, who gets by doing odd jobs, meets Lena, who has just moved up to Paris, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock, and the pain, David now finds himself alone with his young niece Amanda to care for.
WISTING | TV SERIES, BBC4 | RIPPLEWORLD (MINORITY CO-PRODUCER)
Based on Norwegian author Jørn Lier Horst’s novels about police detective William Wisting, Wisting screens on BBC4 from December 2019 to January 2020. The Nordic crime drama Nordic crime series, it was awarded €1 million TV Programming Funding from Creative Europe. Irish company RippleWorld are minority co-producers alongside Cinenord and Good Company Films. Wisting was filmed in Ireland and Norway.
BAFTA 2020 NOMINATIONS FOR MEDIA FILMS
Two films supported by MEDIA have been nominated for the BAFTA'S Not in the English Language category: Portrait of a Lady on Fire directed by written and directed by Céline Sciamma; and Pain and Glory written and and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz. MEDIA supported Diego Maradona by Asif Kapadia (AMY; SENNA) was nominated for a Best Documentary BAFTA. Directed by Ken Loach and written by Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake), Sorry We Missed You wasnominated for Outstanding Britihs Film. The film received MEDIA support through the Sales Agent scheme and Automatic Distribution support for its releases in Denmark, Poland and Sweden.
ONLINE STREAMING OF IRISH AND EUROPEAN FILMS ON VOLTA
VOLTA VOD: The first independent Irish video on demand platform that gives cinema lovers the opportunity to watch films online in the comfort of their home. Volta has a wide selection of Irish films and a wonderfully curated selection of European and international independent feature films and documentaries. Check out their collections of films, many of which have been supported by Creative Europe funding.