kill the jockeythe new movie Luis Ortega, entered its final stage of filming. The story starring the Argentine Nahuel Perez Biscayartthe Spanish Ursula Corberó and the Mexican-Spanish Daniel Gimenez Cachomarks the director’s return to the big screen after The Angel (2018). Filming began in March of this year, and recorded scenes in locations such as the Jockey Club in San Isidro or the Hospital de Clínicas in Buenos Aires.
The film tells a story focused on the turf mafia based on the figure of Rowing (Pérez Biscayart), considered the best jockey of the moment, whose addictions are gradually overshadowing his glory. Like April (Corberó), a jocketa torn between motherhood or her professional career, with the lure of money and fame, Rowing run for Siren (Giménez Cacho), a powerful mobster who has saved his life in the past.
The life of Rowing will change after suffering an accident that kills a valuable horse. From that moment she disappears and gets lost in the streets of Buenos Aires. That leads to Siren and April to embark on his search, foreseeing a tragic outcome. The film features performances by Mariana Di Girólamo, Daniel Fanego and Roly Serrano, and its premiere is estimated between the end of this year and the beginning of 2023. The director of photography is Timo Salminenfrequent collaborator of Aki Kaurismaki and also in charge of the photography of eurekaof Lisandro Alonso.
In this way, Ortega and Pérez Biscayart meet again in a set after luluthe film they shot in 2014 and premiered in 2016. For Corberó, who rose to world fame with his role as tokyo in The Money HeistIt is his first job in Argentina. the bride of Chinese Darin She was showing in her networks part of her stay in our country, where she was seen very comfortable with her customs. For her part, Giménez Cacho, protagonist of Bardo, false chronicle of a few truths, had already filmed in our country in Zama (2017), the film of Lucrecia Martel Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto.
The producers of the film expressed themselves in the final stage of shooting and expressed their expectations regarding the plot, its protagonists and its director. “kill the jockey dares to be fierce, wild, poetic, visually stunning and at the same time sensual. Luis Ortega is a cinematographic force to be reckoned with,” he said. Axel Kuschevatzkyof Infinity Hill, one of the associated producers, in statements to Vanity Fair.
“Staying on our path of supporting original voices amidst the industry’s changing landscape, we are proud to support Luis Ortega’s vision accompanied by such a talented cast and group of partners we admire,” he said. Benjamin Domenechof King Cinemato the same medium.
Kill the Jockey is a co-production between King Cinema (Benjamín Domenech, Santiago Gallelli and Matías Roveda), The office (Luis Ortega and Esteban Perroud) and infinity hill (Axel Kuschevatzky and Cindy Teperman), together with The study (Spain), Barraca Productions (Mexico), snow globe (Denmark), Exile Content (USA) and the Argentine Jacinto Films and D.I.M. Films. Executive production includes Benicio, the bull, Nando Villa, Delfina Montecchia, Federico Fragola and Martin Fisner.
The film was acquired for sales abroad by Vicente Canales’ Film Factory Entertainment, a company that had sold Ortega’s previous production, The Angelpremiered in 2018. In addition, Televisa Univision’s VOD service ViX will launch it in the United States and Latin America, while Scanbox will carry out distribution in Scandinavia.
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Killing the Jockey, the film by Luis Ortega with Úrsula Corberó and Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, entered its final stage of filming