‘Waltz With Bashir’ Production Outfit Les Films d’Ici Boards ‘Ghostdance’ (Exclusive)

Published on Apr 10, 2020

‘Waltz With Bashir’ Production Outfit Les Films d’Ici Boards ‘Ghostdance’ (Exclusive)

Les Films d’Ici, the production outfit behind “Waltz With Bashir” and “Funan,” has come on board “Ghostdance,” a timely animated feature shedding light on crimes committed against indigenous women in Canada.

“Ghostdance” is being directed by France’s Nicolas Blies, Stephane Hueber-Blies and Canada’s Kim O’Bomsawin.

Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne, the seasoned Canadian screenwriter whose credits include Denis Villeneuve’s “Enemy” and “Incendies,” has also joined “Ghostdance” to co-write the project with the Blies brothers and O’Bomsawin.

Now in development, “Ghostdance” follows Mykis, a native teenager who’s about to leave Canada to attend a prestigious dance school in New York when she accidentally causes the spirit of a faceless young woman to appear. Mykis sets off to help the ghost recover her identity and embarks on a journey that will lead her to learn about her own heritage and the history of her community.

“‘Ghostdance’ is a singular project

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Elsa Keslassy