The Costa Rican film “Sunday and the Fog” is on its way to becoming the film that will represent Costa Rica at the prestigious Academy Awards. The goal of the Costa Rican director, Ariel Escalante Meza, is to have his production nominated for the “Best International Film” award.
The film premiered in May at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. It was shot in Cascajal de Coronado, the setting where the story of the protagonist, “Domingo” (played by Carlos Ureña), a farmer who begins to see his deceased wife (Sylvia Sosa) inside a strange mist covers her house.
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Each country sends its film, and last year they sent 95 films and an academic committee reviews the films and those films short list (short list) from 15 Movies From these, it is presented to the voters, and from there the five candidates are taken. It is a process of suppression. Now what we need to do is start a campaign to promote “Sunday and the Fog,” the director explained in detail the process of obtaining an Academy nomination.
Escalante Meza is this week in Toronto, Canada, where the first show About the film in North America: “We seek to connect with audiences in this aspect and seek its distribution,” he explained.
Soon he will also go to Los Angeles (USA) to attend more events that serve as a platform to give the film more promotion and visibility in order to increase the chances of his potential nomination.
“Sunday and the Fog” will hit the box office in Costa Rica in About a month or two. Those who want to support her in her path to an Academy Award nomination can do so by going to theaters to see her and making her known on their social networks.
Statements by Ariel Escalante Mezza, director.