CONTACT

 

MARIELA BESUIEVSKY

Producer 

tornasol@tornasolmedia.com

+34 911 023 024

 

www.tornasolfilms.com

TORNASOL FILMS

spain

Company Profile

 

One of the five main production companies in Spain. It's based in Madrid and it's mainly dedicated to film production. It was founded in 1987. 
During these 32 years, the company has produced more than 160 films that have won multiple awards, including an Oscar for the best foreign language film for "THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES" by Juan José Campanella. Silver Lion for Best Direction and the Golden Osella for best screenplay for "THE LAST CIRCUS", directed by Alex de la Iglesia at the 67th Venice Film Festival. The Palme d'Or at the Cannes Festival for "THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY" by Ken Loach. Jury Prize for best screenplay at the San Sebastian Festival and Goya for best actor in leading role for "MAY GOD SAVE US" by Rodrigo Sorogoyen. "FOUR STATIONS IN HAVANA" received in 2017 the platinum award for best Ibero-American miniseries. In 2018, the production company won a total of 10 Goya awards for "THE REALM" by rodrigo Sorogoyen, "A TWELVE YEARS NIGHT" by Alvaro Brechner and "THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE" by Terry Gilliam. 

Company Highlights

 

THE REALM / EL REINO   Feature Film 2018

Genre:                 Thriller/Drama

Director:             Rodrigo Sorgoyen

Screenplay:        Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Isabela Pena

Cast:                  Antonio de la Torre, Mónica López, José María Pou, Nacho Fresneda, Ana Wagener, Bárbara Lennie, Luis Zahera, Francisco Reyes, María de Nati

1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we can't kill them, let's drive them mad". The three men will remain in solitary confinement for twelve years. Among them is Pepe Mujica - later become president of Uruguay. 

 

2018 Toronto International Film Festival Canadá
2018 Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián España
2018 BFI London Film Festival Reino Unido
2018 Bogotá International Film Festival Colombia

2019 European Film Awards

 

 

 

A TWELVE YEARS NIGHT  Feature Film 2018

 

Genre:             Drama

Director:         Alvaro Brechner

Screenplay:    Alvaro Brechner

Cast:               Antonio de la Torre, Chino Darín, Alfonso Tort / Soledad Villamil, Silvia Pérez Cruz, César Troncoso, Mirella Pascual, Nidia Telles

 

In early 18th century an African slave boy is chosen by a European Comtesse to be baptized and educated. Reaching adulthood, Angelo achieves prominence and soon becomes the Viennese court mascot until he decides to secretly marry a white woman.

Venice Film Festival (Orizzonti)

Film Festival Oostende (LOOK! Competition)

Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián (Horizontes Latinos)

Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine (Apertura - Sección Oficial a Competición)

CPH:PIX (New Gold Views)

International Antalya Film Festival (International Competition)

Busan International Film Festival (World Cinema)

Bogotá International Film Festival (Fantasmas del Pasado)

Warsaw Film Festival (Special Screening)

La Mostra de Valencia - Cinema del Mediterrani (Sección Informativa)

Mumbai International Film Festival (World Cinema)

Perth Latino Film Festival (Muestra)

Thessaloniki International Film Festival  (Open Horizons)

Festival de Cine de Cartago (Muestra)

Festival Cineuropa

Films from the South (Horizons)

International Crime and Punishment Film Festival (Official Competition)

Festival du Film d'Amiens (Compétition Long-Métrage)

Kolkata International Film Festival (Cinema International)

Festival de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva (Sección Oficial)

Festival Internacional del Cine y la Palabra (Prestreno)

Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cannes

Cairo International Film Festival

 

 

 

 

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