‘RUST’ wins the Film Factory Award at San Sebastian’s Films in Progress

Last 27th September, Film Factory awarded the Brazilian title ‘RUST’ (‘Ferrugem’) among another 5 titles.

Films in Progress is the programme of aid to Latin American cinema which, called twice yearly, takes place at the San Sebastian Festival and at Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse.

The Film Factory Award consists of the pre-buy of the worldwide distribution rights of one of the films selected for Films in Progress 32 for a minimum guaranteed of 40,000 going to the main producer of the film. If the rights are for the whole world except Spain, the minimum guaranteed will be 30,000 euros. The other terms and conditions of the agreement will be negotiated by the parties at a later date.

RUST has also won the Films in Progress 32 Industry Award and the CAACI/IBERMEDIA TV Films in Progress Award.

RUST is directed by Aly Muritiba (Para Minha Amada Morta) and produced by Grafo Audiovisual (Deserto Particular).

SYNOPSIS

Tati and Renet were already trading pics, videos and music by their cell phones, and on the last school trip they started making eye contact. However, what could be the beginning of a love story, turns to an end.