Killing Henry James

killinghenryjames

Historical Trial Drama set in the Arctic. General. Coproduction with France. Budget 8,5M$. 2M$ in place. English.

In 1920, Nuqallaq, an Inuk from Pond Inlet killed a white trader, Henry James, in order to protect the families of hunters the White Man threatened to kill; although the Inuk had act in self-defense following the Inuit customs, this event triggered the first murder trial ever held by Canadian authorities in the Arctic sentencing the first Inuk to jail, and the irreversible disruption in the life of his people.

Director: Leslie Hope

Husband, Wife, Maid

husbandwifemaid

Romance thriller set in the coasts of China. 14+. Coproduction with Hong Kong. Looking for co-financiers and pre-sales. Budget 2,5M$. 1M$ in place. English.

In the exclusive richness of the China Foreign Expats, a couple hire a young countryside maid from a local labor provider to help during the wife’s pregnancy . Soon enough, the Maid will attract the favors of the Husband, the provider will threatened him with blackmail, and the maid will set their life in turmoil.