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Manzar Studios acquires rights for Spanish thriller 'At the End of the Tunnel’

The content studio is handpicking stories that can be adapted the Indian audience.

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MUMBAI: Manzar Studios has bagged the exclusive Indian remake rights of Argentine-Spanish hit At the End of the Tunnel directed by Rodrigo Grande. The movie will soon be available for an Indian adaptation after a successful international showcase. Along with this, the company has also bagged the remake rights of yet another Spanish thriller blockbuster titled 4x4.

Released in 2016, Leonardo Sbaraglia-starrer At the End of the Tunnel gained rave reviews for its intriguing storyline and fantastic performances by the actors while also winning the best movie title at the Seattle International Film Festival in 2017.

The goal of Manzar Studios is to change the storytelling process by bringing internationally renowned IPs to the Indian markets while focusing on comfort viewing experiences.

Manzar Studios director Sunil Doshi said, “Our vision is to tell stories which are universal yet can be seamlessly adapted into the Indian socio-cultural context and nuances. With an investigative storyline, At the End of the Tunnel has the potential to be adapted for co-viewing experiences in India.”

He further added, “We at Manzar will also adapt it to make it culturally and contextually resonant. Manzar will continue to focus on handpicking and trans-creating these contemporary stories in India and we are in the process of speaking to various production and distribution partners who can collaborate with us in this journey.”

Latido Films MD Antonio Saura shared, “Great stories are meant to travel everywhere. We are proud to partner with Manzar Studios to turn this wonderful screenplay into a beautiful film for the Indian audience. We are happy to represent the producers of At the End of the Tunnel and look forward to its success in the Indian market, equivalent to the success it has garnered internationally.”

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