UK and France pick up A SECOND CHANCE from TrustNordisk

France (KMBO) and UK (Vertigo) have picked up Academy Award®-winning director Susanne Bier’s A SECOND CHANCE from TrustNordisk.

The Zentropa-produced feature which world premiered in Special Presentations at the Toronto International Film Festival a couple of weeks ago, celebrated its European premiere in Official Selection at the San Sebastian Film Festival earlier this week to great response from the audience. 

With the newly closed sales A SECOND CHANCE has now been sold to almost every territory in the world.

“The universal themes in Susanne Bier’s films connect with distributors and audiences all over the world and A SECOND CHANCE is no exception. With the above sales and ongoing negotiations in US, we are close to sold out on this extraordinary film”, says Rikke Ennis, CEO at TrustNordisk. 

Starring Nikolaj Coster Waldau (KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, 2005; OBLIVION, 2014; GAME OF THRONES, 2011-2014), Ulrich Thomsen (THE INTERNATIONAL, 2009;  IN A BETTER WORLD, 2010; BANSHEE, 2013-2014), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (THE WHISTLEBLOWER, 2010; CHILD 44, 2014) and Maria Bonnevie (I AM DINA, 2002; BELLE DU SEIGNEUR, 2012; THE SHAMER’S DAUGHTER, 2015), A SECOND CHANCE is a shocking, moving and thrilling drama about real people forced into incredible circumstances.

A SECOND CHANCE is directed by Susanne Bier, written by Anders Thomas Jensen, story by Anders Thomas Jensen and Susanne Bier and produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen for Zentropa Entertainments34 in co-production with Zentropa International Sweden, FilmFyn and Film i Väst. With support from The Danish Film Institute, The Swedish Film Institute, Eurimages and Nordisk Film & TV Fond in cooperation with DR, SVT. Nordic theatrical distribution in collaboration with Nordisk Film Distribution with domestic release set for January 15th 2015.

TrustNordisk handles international sales.

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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.