May 14, 2012 – Los Angeles, Calif. — MultiVisionnaire Pictures, a Los Angeles-based international distributor is proud to announce their films, recent awards at WorldFest–Houston International Film Festival. Screened for their U.S. festival premier at WorldFest-Houston, International judges honored “Pirate Brothers” with the prestigious Platinum Remi Award while “Heathens And Thieves” grabbed two awards including Special Jury Remi Award: Feature Film & Video Production, and for Best Actress: Gwendoline Yeo.
Pirate Brothers (Indonesia/Action) — An action packed film from Indonesia, tells the story of brotherhood and vengeance. Orphan brothers separated as children, than reunited by fate to save a loved one, fight to stop an international criminal syndicate of pirate operatives.
After receiving the award, Asun Mawardi, Director of Pirate Brothers said “I am so ecstatic that Pirate Brothers is being embraced by an audience outside of Indonesia”. The film is shot in English and Indonesian, stars Robin Shou (“Mortal Combat” and “Death Race”) and Imd Verdy Bhawanta (Award-winning Capoeira martial artist).
Heathens And Thieves (USA/Action Western) — A traditional western tale of two outlaws greed for gold, and their desperate attempt to put a conspiracy into motion to steal the “Chinaman’s Gold” — before other desperado’s close in.
Heathens And Thieves is a fresh story about the disillusionment during the gold rush and westerners’ fear for Chinese migration “states Megan Peterson, Co-Director. The film stars Don Swayze (younger brother of the late Patrick Swayze), Gwendoline Yeo, (“Desperate Housewives“), and Andrew Simpson.
Both films will have market screenings at this year’s Cannes Marche du film. Heathens And Thieves will be screening May 17th at 12:00 p.m. in Palais E. Pirate Brothers screening on May 19th at 1:30 p.m. in Gray #4. For sales and more information please visit www.MultiVisionnaire.com