Hans Petter Moland’s ‘Hard Powder’ proves popular at Berlin

The upcoming US remake of Norway’s In Order of Disappearance has proven to be popular amongst buyers at the Berlin Film Festival.

Titled Hard Powder, the remake stars Liam Neeson and will be directed by the Norwegian Hans Petter Moland, who directed the original.

The film will be distributed in Studiocanal’s four home territories: U.K, France, Germany and Australia/New Zealand. Other licensing deals include Italy, Spain, Latin America, China and Scandinavia. Other territories sold include Benelux, Poland, Eastern Europe, Greece, Middle East, South Africa,  Indonesia and Singapore.

Hard Powder stars Neeson as a snowplough driver and pillar of his Colorado community. His son is killed in the hands of a powerful drug lord and he seeks out revenge.

The film goes into production in March, shooting in various locations around Canada.



Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.