Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey (yes, the same) star in the film these days Vigalondo conference in Madrid, who first made a film in English and apparently is a technological thriller with horror elements in the character of Wood Internet to find the whereabouts of an actress (Grey) who has been kidnapped by a guy who calls CHROD, played by English Neil Maskell (Kill List).
In the words of Vincent Maraval, head of sales at Wild Bunch, company promoting these days the project at the American Film Market, "'Open Windows' offers in real time and for 90 minutes, a tense and fast-paced technological thriller action horror , updating the key elements of the paranoid thrillers of the '70s through the current world environment and network computers. "
'As in 'Blow Out', Brian De Palma, girl captured and the hero will have to use all available resources to find where the villain is and rescue her before it's too late," says Vigalondo to Screen Daily that qualifies the peculiarity narrative of the film: "The action will be followed through the screen of a laptop connected to the Internet, an approach that has excited us from the beginning. Something like this means going beyond high-concept movies (those based on the originality of a concrete idea) as Paranormal Activity, Cloverfield or Chronicle. Instead of simulating a home video camera, representing a computer we will personale. The movie screen becomes a computer and the viewer becomes the protagonist of this adventure'.
The film uses 12 different types of cameras from webcams, subjective (type Go-Pro), tablets, phones, security cameras, satellite and 3D mapping as the producer commented Enrique Lopez-Lavigne.
Vigalondo met Wood during the Fantastic Fest in Austin last year, when first presented Extraterrestrial and which in 2007 won Timecrimes, a film that charms Wood: "I wanted to work with Nacho since I first saw ' Timecrimes' and his incredible short films. We met at the Fantastic Fest in Austin when I proposed this project, truly one of the most original and exciting films I've found. "