Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘The Commune’ is Selling Worldwide
Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming film THE COMMUNE tempts distributors all over the world.
During AFM, TrustNordisk has closed a large number of deals on the film which has now been sold to UK (Artificial Eye), Germany and Austria (Prokino Filmverleih GmbH), Benelux (September Film), Greece/Cyprus (Seven Films), Czech/Slovakia (Film Europe), Former Yugoslavia (MCF Megacom Film), Poland (Gutek Film Ltd.), Brazil (California Filmes) and Hungary (Vertigo Media Ltd.).
As previously announced, French distributor Le Pacte also picked up the upcoming film from Vinterberg during AFM.
“The massive interest from distributors world-wide has been overwhelming and yet again underlines that Thomas Vinterberg is one of the most acclaimed directors of our time. We can’t wait to present this film to a global audience”, says Rikke Ennis, CEO at TrustNordisk.
THE COMMUNE, currently shooting, stars a sizable stellar ensemble cast lead by Ulrich Thomsen (IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010; MORTDECAI, 2015), Trine Dyrholm (IN A BETTER WORLD; 2010; A ROYAL AFFAIR, 2012), Fares Fares (ZERO DARK THIRTY, 2012; CHILD 44, 2015) and Lars Ranthe (THE HUNT, 2012) among others.
Written by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm who also wrote Vinterberg’s previous films SUBMARINO (2010) and THE HUNT (2012) together, THE COMMUNE focuses on group dynamics and tells a story about the clash between personal desires vs. solidarity and tolerance in a commune in the 70’s.
THE COMMUNE is produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Morten Kaufmann for Zentropa Entertainments19 in co-operation with Toolbox Film, co-produced by Film I Väst, Zentropa International Sweden, Topkapi Films and Zentropa International Netherlands with support from Danish Film Institute, DR, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, The Netherlands Film Fund, Swedish Film Institute and the MEDIA programme of the European Union.
Nordic distribution through Nordisk Film Distribution. TrustNordisk handles international sales.
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