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Kino Lorber Takes Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell for North America – The Hollywood Reporter



Kino Lorber has snatched up North American rights to Contained in the Yellow Cocoon Shell, the mesmerizing first characteristic from Vietnamese director Pham Thien An, which premiered within the Administrators’ Fortnight part in Cannes this 12 months, the place it gained the Digicam d’Or for greatest directorial debut.

The movie fulfills the promise proven in Pham’s acclaimed shorts, together with 2019 Cannes Administrators’ Fortnight winner Keep Awake, Be Prepared, which was the inspiration for Contained in the Yellow Cocoon Shell.

The movie follows Thien (Le Phong Vu), a prodigal son will little course in his life who, after his sister-in-law dies in a freak bike accident, is tasked with delivering her physique, and his five-year-old nephew Dao, who miraculously survived the crash, again to their countryside hometown. Thus begins a journey throughout the paranormal landscapes of rural Vietnam, a journey again into Thien’s personal previous and a seek for his long-missing older brother, Dao’s father. The highway journey spurs Thien to query his religion and the aim of his life.

Contained in the Yellow Cocoon Shell will display on the worldwide pageant circuit this fall after which Kino Lorber plans a theatrical and multi-platform launch. The deal for Contained in the Yellow Cocoon Shell was negotiated by Kino Lorber Chairman and CEO Richard Lorber and Sebastien Chesneau for Cercamon, who’re dealing with world gross sales for the title.

That is Kino Lorber’s second massive purchase out of Cannes this 12 months, following Kaouther Ben Hania’s 4 Daughters, which gained the pageant’s Golden Eye honor for greatest documentary.

Contained in the Yellow Cocoon Shell is a JK Movie and Potocol manufacturing in co-production with Deuxième Ligne Movies, Zorba Manufacturing, and Fasten Movies. Jeremy Chua and Tran Van Thi produced, with Tran Van Thi as government producer and co-producers together with Marie Dubas, Ka Nguyen, Le Quynh Anh, Adria Monés, and Gabriel Kaplan.

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