Magazine article Screen International

Arrow Takes Hour of the Lynx

Magazine article Screen International

Arrow Takes Hour of the Lynx

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EXCLUSIVE: The Killing's Sofie Grabol [pictured] leads the cast.

Arrow Films has acquired all UK/Ireland rights to The Hour of the Lynx and plans a release in late 2013.

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The Hour of the Lyn

xSøren Kragh-Jacobsen (Mifune) directs and Lars Bredo Rahbek (Flame and Citron, Superclasico) produces. The Match Factory handles international sales on the film, which is in the final stages of post production.

Kragh-Jacobsen also wrote with Jonas T Bengtsson and Tobias Lindholm. The story is based on a play by Swedish author Per Olov Enquist (The Visit Of The Royal Physician).

The cast is led by Sofie Grabol and Soren Malling, who both starred in The Killing, alongside Borgen's Signe Egholm Olsen and Borie Ahlstedt, whose credits include Fanny & Alexander.

Grabol plays a vicar whose life is changed when she tries to help a violent and troubled inmate.

Arrow head of acquisitions Tom Stewart said: "We're incredibly thrilled to be acquiring this exciting new film and to continue our superb relationship with the team at The Match Factory together with establishing a strong relationship with everyone over at Nimbus Film. …

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