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RIDE UPON THE STORM gets new sales around the world

The hit Danish series Ride Upon the Storm has been sold to various territories around the world thanks to Europe’s biggest production/distribution/sales company, Studiocanal.

The series, which was created by Adam Price (Borgen), stars Lars Mikkelsen as a priest who loses an opportunity for a promotion and sinks deep into a questioning of faith. We gave the series a five-star review, which you can read here.

The series has been picked up in the following countries:

  • South Africa (M-Net Africa)
  • New Zealand (TVNZ)
  • Ireland (RTE Eire)
  • Australia (SBS)
  • Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg (Lumiere)
  • Slovakia (RTVS)
  • Poland (NC+)
  • Lithuania (LRT)
  • Spain (Movistar +)
  • French & German Speaking Countries (Arte)

“This highly-produced, intense and glossy drama plays out extremely well in the schedules of top-quality channels,” said Beatriz Campos, Studiocanal head of international sales for TV series, to Variety.

She added: “Family dramas are truly universal and, with its unique setting and narrative, ‘Ride Upon The Storm’ is ultimately very relatable to viewers in different parts of the world.’

A second season of Ride Upon the Storm will be released this year.

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.