Magazine article Screen International

Christiansen Back in Denmark for Razone Sequel

Magazine article Screen International

Christiansen Back in Denmark for Razone Sequel

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Christian E Christiansen, whose US debut The Roomate opened at the top of the box office in 2011, has returned to Denmark to shoot a sequel to Råzone (Life Hits).

Råzone marked Christiansen's directorial debut in 2006 and was produced by Louise Vesth for Zentropa Productions.

The film about four teenage girls and their hard life with drinks, drugs and boys, took 109,000 admissions domestically.

The follow-up will shift the focus from girls to boys. Described as "a grim tale of rootless desperadoes, about friendship, loyalty, love and guilt", Lev stærkt (On the Edge) is scripted by Christiansen and his Råzone partner Rasmus Dragsted.

It is currently shooting on a five-week schedule on location in Aarhus.

The film centres on friends Nikolaj (Cyron Melville) and Martin (Jakob Oftebro) who are out driving when they hit and kill a young woman. …

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