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CANNES 2020 Marché du Film

TrustNordisk brings Another Round to Cannes

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- The Danish firm has secured a spot in the Cannes Official Selection with Thomas Vinterberg’s latest film, while 16 more movies and projects will be sure to delight professionals at the Marché du Film

TrustNordisk brings Another Round to Cannes
Another Round by Thomas Vinterberg

Danish international sales agent TrustNordisk is bringing a total of 17 films and projects that will be available to the professionals attending the Cannes Marché du Film, which is set to unspool online from 22-26 June.

In the Cannes Official Selection, Thomas Vinterberg is returning with his new feature Another Round [+see also:
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(see the news). Starring Mads Mikkelsen, alongside Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe and Magnus Millang, the story follows a group of teachers who decide to embark on a real-life experiment in order to prove a theory that claims that alcohol in the blood opens the mind to the outside world, makes problems less acute and increases creativity. And so the four friends will try to stay constantly intoxicated in their everyday lives. The initial results are quite encouraging, as the gang loosens up, which also intrigues their students. Nevertheless, as the experiment progresses, the consequences start to become more and more severe.

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The sales agent is bringing along a further seven films for Marché du Film screenings. TrustNordisk will thus showcase Daniel [+see also:
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, the latest feature by Niels Arden Oplev, based on the dramatic experience of photographer Daniel Rye, who was held captive by ISIS militiamen for more than a year. Swedish director Amanda Kernell’s sophomore feature, the family drama Charter [+see also:
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, premiered in Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition. The Crossing [+see also:
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is the debut feature by Johanne Helgeland, a war film set during the German occupation of Norway in 1942. Lake of Death [+see also:
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interview: Nini Bull Robsahm
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, the third feature by Norwegian filmmaker Nini Bull Robsahm, is a horror film that follows a group of young people holidaying in a sinister family cabin set in spooky natural surroundings.

Furthermore, the Swedish psychological thriller The Perfect Patient [+see also:
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by Mikael Håfström is based on the true story of the Thomas Quick case, about an innocent self-proclaimed serial killer, who sparked one of the biggest legal scandals in the country’s history. The Spy [+see also:
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by Jens Jonsson is the biopic of Norwegian actress Sonja Wigert, who, before World War II, worked for Swedish intelligence before the Nazis recruited her as a spy. And then there is the Norwegian fantasy-adventure Mortal [+see also:
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by André Øvredal, which follows a young man who discovers he has godlike powers stemming from ancient Norwegian mythology.

One of the most recent acquisitions by TrustNordisk is Danish actor-director Christian Tafdrup’s (Parents [+see also:
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) third feature, Speak No Evil, a horror that follows a Danish family who, after their Tuscany holidays, where they befriended a Dutch family, decide to pay them a visit in their wooden house. But things don’t go as expected... The film is still shooting, and had to stop owing to the pandemic, but the delivery is set for late summer 2021. It is being produced by Profile Pictures, in co-production with the Netherlands' Oak Motion Pictures.

Finally, TrustNordisk is presenting eight upcoming projects: the disaster thriller The North Sea by John Andreas Andersen (The Quake [+see also:
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), the World War II drama Betrayed by Eirik Svensson (see the news), the new comedy Riders of Justice [+see also:
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by Anders Thomas Jensen (see the news), the new Department Q film The Marco Effect by Martin Zandvliet (see the news), the upcoming drama A Taste of Hunger by Christoffer Boe, Ninjababy by Yngvild Sve Flikke (watch the interview), the suspense drama Do Not Hesitate by Shariff Korver (see the news), and the biopic I Am Zlatan by Jens Sjögren.

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