– The film, starring Mark Strong and Eva Green, follows a fashion designer with a mysterious illness
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Lorcan Finneganit’s thriller Nocebo is gearing up to have its world premiere at Los Angeles’ BeyondFest on 2 October and its European premiere at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia on 14 October. Finnegan’s previous feature, vivarium [+lee también:
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Finnegan’s new effort stars Eve Green (Next [+lee también:
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Shot on location in Dublin earlier this year, it is based on a script by Garrett Shanley (vivarium, Without Name [+lee también:
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Nocebo is being produced by Brunella Cocchiglia for Ireland’s Lovely Productions and emily leo for the UK’s Wild Swim Films as well as Filipino outfit Epicmedia Productions Inc, and it is being executive-produced by US-based firm XYZ Films. The project has received the support of Screen Ireland, Media Finance Capital and the Film Development Council of the Philippines.
Earlier this week, Variety announced that RLJE Films had acquired the film for a US theatrical release slated for 4 November, followed by a digital release on 22 November. VoD platform Shudder will release the film next year. It has also been acquired by a new Thai distributor, Night Edge Pictures.