Magazine article Screen International

LevelK, Storyline Reunite for Family Feature 'Sáve'

Magazine article Screen International

LevelK, Storyline Reunite for Family Feature 'Sáve'

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Project marks first Sami-inspired film for children.

LevelK has boarded sales on Storyline Pictures' new family feature Sáve, which will be the first Sami-inspired film for children.

Storyline Pictures head of production Khalid Maimouni is currently financing the film for production expected in 2019.

Children's novelist Jens Martin Mienna is developing the script. No director is attached yet.

The project, with a budget of about $5m ([Euro]4.5m), is developed with support from International Sami Film Institute and Filmfond Nord.

The original screenplay is a fantasy-adventure drama inspired byancient Sami mythology.

A girl, Sáve, who recently lost her mother under mysterious circumstances, goes on a magical and dangerous journey into the mythical Sami underworld.

Norway's Storyline and LevelK previously collaborated on Hunting Flies [pictured], which had its world premiere in Toronto. …

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