Roberto Bolano gets an adaptation

Roberto Bolano will get his first big adaptation to the big screen.

This really is not necessary. Roberto Bolano is a latin American novelist who is known for works like 2666 and his best selling series called The Savage Detectives. Now for the first time one of his books titled El Futuro which has not yet been translated is expected to hit the big screens soon.

El Futuro tells the coming of age story that Chilean director Alicia Scherson will direct. Scherson is one of the young acclaimed directors from Chile and will adapt Bolanos Una Novelita Lumpen. Bolano wrote this novel while he was living in Rome. The shooting for the film is going to happen in Rome in February and the dialogue will mostly be in Italian.

El Futuro turns on two Chilean youngsters, one boy, one girl, living in Rome where their parents die in a car accident. The film is set up as a three way Chile Italy Spain production and none of the actors have been finalized for the film except for Manuela Martelli.

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John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


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