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CANNES 2008 Market / Scandinavia

Trust Nordisk makes Mammoth sales

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Trust Nordisk registered the most interest during Cannes in Lukas Moodysson’s first English-language film, Mammoth, based on 19-minute reel of footage shown twice to buyers at private screenings.

The film starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Michelle Williams was sold Benelux (A Film), Filmcoopi (Switzerland), Budapest Film (Hungary) and Austria (Filmladen). The Memfis Film production will be ready in January 2009.

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A Film from Benelux acquired several titles from TrustNordisk: Simon Staho’s critically acclaimed Heaven's Heart [+see also:
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and Ole Bornedal’s thriller Just Another Love Story [+see also:
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. Circo Film from Hungary also bought Just Another Love Story, along two older titles, Ole Christian Madsen’s Kira’s Reason, and Anders Thomas Jensen’s The Green Butchers [+see also:
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The Finnish-made English-language horror film Dark Floors sold to Japan (Presidio Corporation) and MIG Film (Germany). The award-winning Go With Peace Jamil [+see also:
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was acquired by Pantheon Entertainment for Portugal, Kjell Sundvall’s Norwegian thriller Night of the Wolf [+see also:
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was sold to Presidio for Japan, and Pål Sletaune’s 2005 thriller Next Door [+see also:
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to Fantastic Films for the Netherlands.

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