Magazine article Screen International

Car Racing Sequel 'Borning 2-On Ice' Gets Nordisk Fond Backing

Magazine article Screen International

Car Racing Sequel 'Borning 2-On Ice' Gets Nordisk Fond Backing

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The Nordisk Film & TV Fond has allocated $317,000 (NOK 2.7m) to Norwegian car racing sequel Børning 2-On Ice.

Hallvard Bræ in again directs, with veteran John M Jacobsen producing with Marcus Brodersen for Filmkameratene.

In the film, Anders Baasmo Christiansen stars as a father who tries to prevent his daughter (Ida Husøy) from taking part in another illegal street race, this time from the west coast of Norway to Sweden, Finland and Murmansk in Russia. The original 2014 hit featured a race from Oslo to North the Cape.

The $5.8m (NOK 50m) project is shooting now with co-financing from SF with Rein Film and Fuzz AS. It is set for a local premiere on Oct 5.

The support marked the largest grant for the Fond's February round of production support.

Other grantees:

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