Magazine article Screen International

Le Pacte Joins Vinterberg's Commune

Magazine article Screen International

Le Pacte Joins Vinterberg's Commune

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Danish feature has begun shooting and marks follow-up to Vinterberg 's The Hunt.

Thomas Vinterberg's The Commune has been snapped up by French distributor Le Pacte from TrustNordisk, which is currently pitching the upcoming film at AFM.

The deal was negotiated between Thomas Pibarot, head of acquisitions at Le Pacte, and Nicolai Korsgaard, sales manager at TrustNordisk.

Jean Labadie, CEO at Le Pacte, described The Commune as a "unique, highly distinctive and deeply emotional film" that contained an "overwhelming and powerful one-two punch to the heart".

Shooting has just begun on the feature and will continue for a total of eight weeks on location in Denmark and in Trollhättan, Sweden.

It marks Vinterberg's follow-up to Oscar-nominated The Hunt and is being made by Zentropa in co-operation with Toolbox Film.

The ensemble cast is led by Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares and Lars Ranthe. …

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