The director of Pi and Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky, will be attending the Sitges ' International Film Festival of Catalonia on October 11th to present his latest work, The Fountain, in the Fantàstic Première Official Category.
Starring Rachel Weisz and Hugh Jackman, The Fountain is an intimist science fiction film where Aronofsky deals with a man's odyssey spanning over three different periods in order to save the woman he loves.
The Première category, which proposes important, out-of-competition productions soon to be premiered, will also include other films:
Captivity, by Roland Joffé (The Mission, The Killing Fields), starring Elisha Cuthbert ('24'), with screenplay by Larry Cohen (It's Alive, Q), can be seen in Sitges for the first time worldwide.
Unknown, by Simon Brand, will be presented as a European première.
Running Scared (to premiere in Spain with the title La prueba del crimen), directed by Wayne Kramer (The Cooler) and starring Paul Walker (2 Fast 2 Furious).
These films have been added to the previously announced Pulse, by Jim Sonzero; The Wicker Man, by Neil LaBute; A Scanner Darkly, by Richard Linklater and the Spanish The Kovak Box, by Daniel Monzón.