Fortissimo Films has acquired international sales rights to Paula Ortiz’s epic tragedy “The Bride,” which will have its world premiere in the Zabaltegi section of the 63rd San Sebastian International Film Festival. The films is based on the play “Bodas de Sangre (Blood Wedding)” from Spanish author Federico García Lorca.
The official synopsis reads: “‘The Bride’ tells the tragic story of an illicit love triangle that is fueled by passion, yet ultimately doomed for disaster. The film follows the story of The Bride (Inma Cuesta), who marries The Groom (Asier Etxeandia) despite her growing desire for Leonardo (Alex García). Unable to ignore their unbreakable bond any longer, The Bride abandons her new husband and escapes into the forest with her true love. Upon discovering his wife’s disappearance, The Groom furiously pursues the lovers seeking a violent revenge.”