Danish film Bridgend, directed by Jeppe Rønde, has been sold by New Europe Film Sales to Poland (M2 Films), Germany (Eksystent) and Latvai (Kinoteatris Bize). The film will be released next month across the three countries. This is in addition to the US sale, which will be screening the film in early 2016.
Bridgend is a thriller inspired by a spate of 79 teen suicides committed from 2007 and 2012 in Bridgend, a former coal-mining province in Wales. The film stars Hannah Murray (God Help the Girl, Game of Thrones), Steven Waddington (The Imitation Game) and Josh O’Connor (The Riot Club).
Bridgend debuted in competition at Rotterdam and won three awards in Tribeca. The film also won Ciritcs’ Prize at Fantasia FF and special mentions for cinematography at Mannheim-Heidelberg FF and OFF Camera FF.