Films We Like is pleased to announce Athina Rachel Tsangari’s new film Chevalier will open in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, June 3, 2016.
Known for her dynamic and fearless filmmaking in Attenberg (2010) which was selected as the Greek entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, Tsangari returns with Chevalier a buddy comedy that takes place in the middle of the Aegean Sea, on a luxury yacht.
Six men on a fishing trip decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and rivals will become hungry. But at the end of the voyage, when the game is over, the man who wins will be the best man. And he will wear upon his little finger the victorious signet ring: the “Chevalier.”
ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI
Athina Rachel Tsangari works as a filmmaker and projection designer in her native Greece and in the US. She designed the video projections for the 2004 Olympics Opening Ceremony, and the celebrated large-scale, live projections for the opening of the Bernard Tschumi-designed Acropolis Museum (2009). Among her credits as producer are three films directed by Yorgos Lanthimos: “Kinetta” (2005), “Dogtooth” (2009), and “Alps” (2011). Her second feature “Attenberg” premièred in competition at the 2010 Venice Film Festival, where it won the Coppa Volpi Award for its lead, Ariane Labed, and went on to win 13 more awards at festivals worldwide.
FILMS WE LIKE
Founded by award-winning documentary filmmaker Ron Mann (Grass, Comic Book Confidential, Altman) Films We Like is a boutique distributor of documentary, independent and international films in Canada. Recent releases include Force Majeure, Finding Vivian Maier, and the Academy Award-winner Ida.
Running time: 99 minutes
Greek with English subtitles
Virginia Kelly, Meghan Parnell
V Kelly & Associates