The Danish comedy ‘Word of God’ will get U.S. distribution

The Danish comedy Word of God, which stars Søren Malling, has been acquired for U.S. distribution, Variety reports.

Based on the best-selling Danish novel, the film portrays a family’s life in suburbia and the madness that lurks behind their curtains when the patriarch decides to write his memoirs and considers calling them ‘Mein Kampf’.

The cast also includes the renowned Swedish singer Lisa NilssonWord of God is directed by Henrik Ruben Genz and produced by Signe Leick Jensen and Morten Kaufmann at Toolbox Film, in co-production with Deluca Film and with production funding from the Danish Film Institute.

Word of God will be released by Dark Star theatrically in the U.S. this winter.

You can watch a trailer below.



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.