Anthony Chen’s first English-language movie will premiere at Sundance Movie Competition

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Anthony Chen, a 38-year-old Singaporean movie director, screenwriter, and movie producer, first English-language movie will premiere on the Sundance Movie Competition in 2023. 

In an Instagram put up, the director shared the thrilling information.

“Been engaged on this since 2019, so thrilled to share that my new movie DRIFT will premiere on the 2023 #Sundance Movie Competition in January” he mentioned.

Drift, is the third function movie of Anthony Chen. It stars Oscar-nominated actresses Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawket, and portrays a narrative of a penniless girl who will get away from her nation battered by warfare to a Greek island. There she’s going to attempt to neglect the unlucky circumstances of her previous. She’s going to meet a tour information and the 2 will set up connection and discover hope from each other. 

Different solid members embrace Amanda Drew, Honor Swinton Byrne, James Paxton, Dorotea Mercuri, Vincent Vermignon, Jonathan Rhodes, Suzy Bemba, Abigail Boyd and Ibrahima Ba. 

The film is customized from Alexander Maksik’s 2013 novel, A Marker To Measure Drift. With screenwriter Susanne Farrell, the movie is predicted to be completed and premiered subsequent yr. 

In response to the director, Drift is likely one of the tasks he labored on that was not primarily based on one thing he wrote. Different works of Anthony Chen – the drama Ilo Ilo final 2013 which gained Digicam d-Or on the Cannes Movie Competition, and Moist Season final 2019 with Golden Horse Greatest Main Actress Yeo Yann Yann – had been primarily accomplished in Chinese language and different regional languages. 

Extra so, Anthony Chen will direct the drama Secret Daughter for Amazon Studios – primarily based on a bestselling 2010 novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda. The solid contains Priyanka Chopra Jonas and British American actress Sienna Miller, and the story might be in regards to the lifetime of an adoptee kind India. 

The 2023 Sundance Movie Competition is certain to occur on January 19-29. This competition goals to have fun unbiased storytelling and could be attended by way of in-person or on-line viewing. Tickets costs vary from $20.00 to $750.00, relying on the platform’s alternative of the viewers. 

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