Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.Newsmmxx.Cristi Puiu's latest project, titled Mmxx, is currently in post-production. The film is one of the selections of FIDLab, FIDMarseille's program for works-in-progress, due to take place next month. The film will run 2 hours and 40 minutes, according to FIDMarseille's project page, and will follow “the wanderings of a bunch of errant souls stuck at the crossroads of history.”Aki Kaurism?ki
has formally announced what will be his 19th feature. Dead Leaves, which will be shot by Kaurism?ki's regular cinematographer Timo Salminen
and feature popular Finnish actors Alma P?ysti
and Jussi Vatanen
, will premiere sometime in 2023. Little has been revealed about the film, but when asked about it, Kaurism?ki said that “tragicomedy seems to be my genre."Later this year, Isabel Sandoval
will begin production on Tropical Gothic, the follow-up to her acclaimed 2019 feature Lingua Franca.