Armando Espitia’s latest project is going global…
Sony Pictures Classics and Sony’s Stage 6 Films have joined together to acquire the global rights for Heidi Ewing’s gay love story I Carry You With Me, starring the Latino actor and Christian Vásquez.
I Carry You With Me follows Iván, a young aspiring chef in Mexico, who’s trying to land a spot in the kitchen while supporting the mother of his child. One night he meets Gerardo, a handsome teacher who, unlike Iván, is out as a gay man and they fall for each other. Their romance is discovered by others, and Iván is forbidden from seeing his son. In despair, Iván makes the arduous decision to cross the border to advance his culinary career, promising his son and newfound love he will return.
The filmplayed in the NEXT section of this year’s SundanceFilm Festival.
Espitia’s previous credits include Heli, Our Mothers and Los Bañistas.
Vazquez’s previous credits include Elysium and I Fausto.