Jaime Chavarri’s ‘La Manzana de Oro’ Swooped On by FilmSharks, Rtve (Exclusive)

Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks has snapped up worldwide sales rights to Jaime Chavarri’s upcoming comedy, “La Manzana de Oro” (“The Golden Apple”).In a separate deal, Spanish pubcaster Rtve has clinched free TV rights.Produced by Mario Real and Enrique González Khun at the fledgling La Pirueta Films and described as “Dead Poets Society” meets “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “La Manzana de Oro” marks the comeback of one of Spain’s great directors of the last half century after his triple Goya-winning 2005 biopic “Camarón: When Flamenco Became Legend.”Chavarri, 79, is best known for sophisticated arthouse dramas “The Disenchantment,” “To an Unknown God” and “Dedicated to…,” produced by Elias Querejeta, as well as smash hits “Bicycles Are for the Summer” and “The Things of Love.”“We are indeed blessed to be working with a masterful director like Jaime Chavarri whose films have touched the hearts of audiences and critics worldwide,

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