Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSUndine.Christian Petzold has begun filming The Red Sky, which will star Paula Beer
of Transit and Undine. Set on the Baltic Sea, the film follows four young people sharing a vacation home surrounded by uncontrollable forest fires, navigating desire in the midst of environmental disaster.Production has also commenced on a new feature from Marco Bellocchio
. The Conversion is inspired by the life of Edgardo Mortara, a young Jewish boy who was kidnapped by the Catholic Church in 1858. Steven Spielberg
was previously attached to the project.Verso Books
has acquired the debut novel from Love Witch director Anna Biller
. Set to publish in September 2023, Bluebeard's Castle is a "contemporary gothic suspense novel" about a young mystery writer who falls in love with a dashing baron—only for their marriage to crumble disastrously in a remote castle.