Zentropa China is announcing its first production and Chinese partner this months, two years after the Danish Zentropa subsidiary began.

At a press conference to be scheduled in December, CEO Rikke Ennis will announce the details of Christian E Christiansen’s True Beauty, which will be shot between China and Odense. Odense has invested funds to promote the city as an attractive tourist destination. True Beauty is a romantic comedy about a young and lonely Chinese girl who lives in a fantasy world due to denial about her mothers death. She turns to Hans Christian Andersen to learn from the fairy tales.

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is know based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.