Magazine article Screen International

M-Appeal Boards Fanni Metelius Directing Debut 'The Heart' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

M-Appeal Boards Fanni Metelius Directing Debut 'The Heart' (Exclusive)

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Leading Swedish art house distributor TriArt will give a significant Valentine’s Day release to the Swedish love story.

‘The Heart’

Leading Swedish art house distributor TriArt is to give a significant Valentine’s Day release on 50 screens to The Heart, the debut feature as director by rising Swedish actress, Fanni Metelius (one of the stars of Ruben Ostlund’s Force Majeure.)

Berlin-based sales outfit M-Appeal has now taken international rights to the love story, which Metelius scripted and in which she also plays the lead. The film was made through Garage Film, the outfit behind such titles as Call Girl and Blowfly Park. The producers are Rebecka Lafrenz and Mimmi Spång. The project was developed and brought to the company by Anna-Maria Kantarius.

“We are very proud to present a film that is both strong and subtle at the same time. The Heart is about true liberation, sex and love - which makes it relevant for everyone to see. We also feel very confident in our dedicated sales agent M-Appeal, a female driven company like our own, which is doing an admirable job pushing for the film on the international markets,” Lafrenz said.

The Heart (previously known as The Boyfriend) is a world premiere in International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Bright Future section later this month and will also screen in Gothenburg prior to its Swedish release in February. …

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