‘And Then We Danced’ Director Levan Akin Inks With UTA & Casarotto Ramsay
EXCLUSIVE: Author-director Levan Akin, whose most up-to-date movie And Then We Danced was Sweden’s submission into this 12 months’s Worldwide Function Oscar race, has collectively signed with UTA and London-based Casarotto Ramsay & Associates. The companies will rep the filmmaker within the U.S. and UK, respectively, as a part of the deal.
And Then We Danced is the third function from the Sweden-born filmmaker of Georgian descent. The Georgian-language movie was the primary LGBTQ+ film set within the nation — it bumped into protests in its debut there after its premiere within the Administrators’ Fortnight part on the Cannes Movie Competition. It simply screened within the Highlight part final month at Sundance.
Set on this planet of historical Georgian dance, the movie follows an obsessive younger dancer Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani), who has been coaching on the Nationwide Georgian Ensemble together with his companion, Mary (Ana Javakishvili), since he was a toddler. Nevertheless, when new dancer Irakli (Bachi Valishvili) arrives, what begins as a rivalry quickly turns to longing as the 2 draw nearer collectively.
Akin’s earlier movies embody The Circle, a thriller primarily based on the YA novel of the identical identify that premiered on the Berlin Movie Competition in 2015; and Sure Individuals, which bowed on the Tribeca Movie Competition in 2012.
In TV, Akin’s directing credit embody a number of episodes of the STV Drama collection Actual People, which was remade as People and aired on AMC within the U.S. and on Channel four within the UK.
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