‘La Cigüeña’ begins production in the Dominican Republic – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Streetcar Productions announced today that principal photography on La Ciguenathe latest film by Dominican filmmaker Alejandro Andújar, has begun principal photography in the Dominican Republic.
The company is producing the film with Lantica Media and Capa Pictures. Financing was provided by Lantica Media and filming is underway at Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios. The three production companies have already collaborated on the adaptation of Paul Auster In the land of last things directed by Alejandro Chomsky.
Written by Andújar and James Lawes (be wise), the film tells the story of Leila, a young Cuban, desperate to pay her mounting bills, who agrees to become the surrogate mother of a mysterious couple played by Jorge León and Aníbal. The film stars Cuban actress Andrea Doimeadiós, Hector Aníbal (The Lost City, xXx The Return of Xander Cage), Sarah Jorge León (Candela) and Any Ferreiras (Andrea).
Alejandro Andújar is best known for his first feature film El hombre que cuida, which starred Hector Aníbal in 2017. His second feature film El Blanco was produced by Lantica Media in 2019. The film was selected for the Festival del Cinema Ibero-Latino Americano di Trieste and the Tucuman Cine Film Festival.