Corazon Has UFO in Their Eyes
German production house Corazon Int'l and French production firm Les Petites Lumieres are teaming up to produce UFO IN HER EYES, reports VARIETY. Based on a novel by Xiaolu Guo, the story follows the aftermath of a Chinese villager's close encounter.
Run by Fatih Akin, Corazon will fund 80% of the project. Other financing came from the Rotterdam Festival Hubert Bals Fund, the Franco-German Co-Production Fund and Filmfoerderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein.
Guo will direct with the film going into production later this year. Corazon co-head Klaus Maeck is producing.
The film has already sold to Germany's NDR and Arte.