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Morgenthaler’s I Am Here will also be in America


- Anders Morgenthaler’s English-language drama has been licensed for North America, plus the first sales are concluded for Anders Thomas Jensen’s Men and Chicken

Morgenthaler’s I Am Here will also be in America
Danish actors Mads Mikkelsen and Nicolas Bro in Anders Thomas Jensen’s Men and Chicken

Currently operating at the American Film Market in Santa Monica, Los Angeles (5-12 November), Danish international sales agency TrustNordisk has licensed the North American rights for Danish director Anders Morgenthaler’s drama I Am Here [+see also:
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 to LA-based Brainstorm Media.

Produced by Marie Gade Denessen and Julie Lind-Holm for Denmark’s Zentropa EntertainmentsMaria Köpf for Zentropa Berlin, and Jamila Wenske and Sol Bondy for Germany’s One Two Films, the English-language feature stars Oscar-winning US actress Kim Basinger as a successful business executive struggling to fulfil her greatest wish: to bring a child into the world, against her doctor’s advice – she is too old. 

“We are convinced it will be well received by critics and audiences alike,” said Meyer Shwarzstein, president of Brainstorm Media. Also scripted by Morgenthaler, and co-starring Sweden’s Peter Stormare, Canada’s Jordan Prentice and Germany’s Sebastian SchipperI Am Here will be launched domestically on 9 January by Nordisk Film Biografdistribution

Danish international distributor LevelK has started sales for Danish director Anders Thomas Jensen’s Men and Chicken [+see also:
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 – the Oscar-winning writer’s first film as a director in ten years – signing contracts for the Benelux (Imagine), the Czech Republic/Slovakia (Film Europe) and Hungary (Vertigo). 

Starring Mads MikkelsenDavid DencikNikolaj Lie KaasNicolas Bro and Søren Malling, Jensen’s fourth directorial effort has been produced by Tivi and Kim Magnusson, for Denmark’s M&M Productions, and co-produced with Germany’s Studio Babelsberg and DCM.

The black comedy, about two outcast brothers who reunite with their relatives only to learn a cruel truth about themselves and their family, will be released by Walt Disney Denmark on 5 February, while the German premiere (via DCM) has been scheduled for 12 March.

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