Magazine article Screen International

Vinterberg's Commune Sold across Europe

Magazine article Screen International

Vinterberg's Commune Sold across Europe

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Danish director's follow-up to The Hunt picked up by the UK, Germany and Brazil among others.

Thomas Vinterberg's upcoming film The Commune has been sold to distributors throughout Europe by TrustNordisk in the wake of the American Film Market.

The film, centred on life in a commune in the 1970s, has been snapped up for the UK (Artificial Eye), Germany and Austria (Prokino Filmverleih GmbH), Benelux (September Film), Greece/Cyprus (Seven Films), Czech/Slovakia (Film Europe), Former Yugoslavia (MCF Megacom Film), Poland (Gutek Film Ltd.) and Hungary (Vertigo Media Ltd.).

It has also been picked up for Brazil (California Filmes).

As previously announced, French distributor Le Pacte secured the upcoming film during the AFM.

The film is currently shooting in Denmark and has a cast led by Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares and Lars Ranthe.

Written by Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm, who also both wrote Submarino (2010) and The Hunt (2012), The Commune focuses on group dynamics and tells a story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a commune in the 1970s. …

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