‘The Saint Bernard Syndicate’ picks up two prizes at Tribeca

The new Danish film The Saint Bernard Syndicate has won two awards at the Tribeca Film Festival.

It won Best Actor and Best Screenplay: International Narrative Feature Film.

The story is about an odd couple of European entrepreneurs who set out on a business adventures to build a breeding centre for St. Bernard dogs in China.

The cast includes Frederik Cilius and Rasmus Bruun. Bruun won the award for Best Actor, with juror Ray Liotta praising him for his “subtle comedic performance that manages to make a lasting impression on its audience and for his humorous, touching work that transcends both language and culture”.

The Saint Bernard Syndicate will be released in Denmark on the 10th of May and will also be presented by the sales agency LevelK at Cannes.

To learn more about The Saint Bernard Syndicate, visit our Nordic Film Database.

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.

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