Icelandic film ‘Cruelty’ sells to Asian regions at the European Film Market

The Icelandic film Cruelty has been sold to China and Japan via LevelK at the European Film Market in Berlin.

The film follows two detectives determined to solve the worst crime in the history of Reykjavik, the murder of two young siblings. While one of the lead detectives is trying to help the grieving mother, the investigation starts pointing at her own brother, whose live takes a drastic turn.

Crueltwas released in Iceland in October and was the second-largest hit of 2016.

Info via Variety


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.