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YOU DISAPPEAR picked up for North American distribution

The Danish film You Disappear[+] has had its North American rights sold to Gravitas Ventures.

Based on Christian Jungersen’s novel, You Disappear follows Frederik (Nikolaj Lie Kaas [+]), a headmaster put on trial for embezzling millions from his school. His defence lawyer (the late Michael Nyqvist [+]) argues that Frederik is not criminally liable because he has a brain tumour that is affecting his behaviour. Also staring in the Danish film is Trine Dyrholm [+].

You Disappear is produced by Zentropa [+] with TrustNordisk representing the film. It is also currently Denmark’s selection for the foreign-language Oscar race.

Gravitas plans on releasing You Disappear in North America in spring 2018. At the moment, it is screening for Academy Members in L.A. through November and December.

 

 

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.