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LIKENESS directed by Rodrigo Prieto


LIKENESS directed by Rodrigo Prieto

[The film contains images that may be disturbing to some viewers]

The directorial debut of Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, "LIKENESS" is a personal meditation on eating disorders created by Prieto and his daughter. "LIKENESS" stars Elle Fanning as a girl struggling with self perception, and challenges us to consider the role of society in presenting an idealized image of the female body. “Likeness,” which had its world premiere earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival.

LITTLE MINX and IDEALOGUE, who previously produced the award winning series "Little Minx Exquisite Corpse", came together again partnering with CANDESCENT FILMS to produce LIKENESS as part of a broader mission to utilize the short form narrative to effect social change.

About the Director
Rodrigo Prieto was born in Mexico City and has worked as a Cinematographer for directors like Alejandro González Iñárritu, Ang Lee, Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone, Spike Lee, Ben Affleck, Cameron Crowe, Pedro Almodóvar and Julie Taymor. He has photographed films such as Amores Perros, Frida, 8 Mile, Brokeback Mountain (for which he was nominated for an Academy Award), Babel, Lust, Caution, Broken Embraces, Biutiful, and Argo. He recently completed principal photography on The Wolf of Wall Street directed by Martin Scorsese and starts shooting Tommy Lee Jone’s new film Homesman end of March. The short film Likeness is his first foray into directing. He now resides in California with his wife Mónica, and his daughters María Fernanda, and Ximena.

About Little Minx
Founded by Rhea Scott in 1998, Little Minx’s award winning work and globally lauded roster of directors has set the bar for commercial endeavors with artistic integrity. Little Minx’s excellence in the production of commercials, music videos, short form content and digital have garnered awards ranging from Oscar & Cannes to D&AD & MTV. At Sundance 2013 Little Minx segued into feature films winning Best Cinematography for Mother of George directed by Andrew Dosunmu which Rhea Scott Executive Produced. Little Minx is currently in production with Tribeca Film winner Alma Har’el on her next hybrid documentary project Love True. Rodrigo Prieto is represented by Little Minx for commercials.

About Candescent Films
Candescent Films partners with pioneering filmmakers to produce and finance socially conscious films. Recent Projects include Lauren Greenfield's The Queen of Versailles, which premiered at Sundance 2012 and won Best U.S. Documentary Directing, the film was released by Magnolia Pictures and was nominated for a DGA Award. Sons of The Clouds aka Hijos de Las Nubes La Ultima Colonia, with Javier Bardem, won Best Documentary at the 27th Spanish Goya Awards. Who Is Dayani Cristal?, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, premiered at Sundance 2013 and won the World Cinema Documentary Cinematography Award.

IDEALOGUE is an award winning studio that creates intellectual property for brands and specializes in transmedia entertainment.

Written and Directed by Rodrigo Prieto
Starring Elle Fanning
Producers Rhea Scott, Lilly Hartley, Jacqueline Bosnjak, Jan Wieringa
Executive Producer Jeffrey Tarrant
DP Rodrigo Prieto
Production Designer Laura Fox
Editor Carlos Arias
Music & Sound Design Drazen Bosnjak | Q Department
Visual Effects by Crazy Horse Effects & EFILM
Title Design Gonzalo Garcia Barcha


Via: The New York Times