Luzzu, directed by Alex Camilleri, has been acquired by Memento Films International.
The film was written, directed and edited by Camilleri and centres on Jesmark, a struggling fisherman striving to make good for his wife and new born child. The film will premier at the Sundance Film Festival .
Memento Films International’s team described the pic as “a beautiful discovery” set on a “magical and rarely-seen on-screen island.”
Memento Films International will represent world sales.
Pellikola is one of the production companies behind the film.
Read the exclusive news article that appeared on Variety on 16 December 2020: