From Rodar Y Rodar, producers of The Orphanage and Julia’s Eyes, comes the highly anticipated Spanish thriller The Body (El Cuerpo), which is now in post-production for sales at the upcoming Cannes market. Leaking early, we’ve now added the sales trailer sharing the thriller’s first ever footage!
*UPDATE, we’ve also included four new images from the film.
Written and directed by Oriol Paulo, and starring Jaime Pena, Jose; Coronado, Belén Rueda, Hugo Silva and Aura Garrido, Pena toplines as a police inspector sent to investigate the disappearance of a woman’s body from a morgue.
“While fleeing in panic, a man is knocked over by a lorry. When the police arrive they discover that he is the Night Watchman at a morgue near the site of the accident. When they enter his workplace they find that one of the bodies Mayka Villaverde, a society personality, has disappeared from room 3.”
Padro described the film as a “Hitchcock-style psychological thriller” that channels influences such as Rob Reiner’s Misery and Hitchcock’s The Birds.