Magazine article Screen International

Norway Thriller Secures US-Canada Partners

Magazine article Screen International

Norway Thriller Secures US-Canada Partners

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The Doll in the Ceiling marks the feature debut of Kjersti G Steinsbø.

Norwegian revenge thriller The Doll in the Ceiling (Dukken i taket) has secured Canadian and US partners, ahead of the start of principal photography on Sept 15 in Norway.

The $2m (NOK16.4m) psychodrama will be made by new Bergen-based company Den Siste Skilling with Canadian producer Paul Barkin of Toronto's Alcina Pictures and US executive producer Lisa G Black of Garnet Girl.

Based on a novel by Ingvar Ambjørnsen, the story centres on a woman who seeks out her deceased sister's rapist and embeds herself in his idyllic family to destroy his life. It is earmarked for release in autumn 2015.

It marks the feature debut of director Kjersti G Steinsbø and was pitched last year in New Nordic Films at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. …

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