Global Screen spends Night with Binoche
EXCLUSIVE; German sales company boards drama starring Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr.
German sales outfit Global Screen has boarded drama A Thousand Times Good Night, which is currently in production.
Juliette Binoche and Headhunters actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star in Norwegian director Erik Poppe’s drama which also features U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr and Maria Boyle Kennedy.
Inspired by Poppe’s own experiences as a war photographer in the 1980s, the film charts the story of a photographer, played by Binoche, torn between her job and her family.
Scripted by Poppe with Norwegian writer Harald Rosenløw Eeg, the $7 million project is packaged in collaboration with Ireland’s Newgrange Pictures and Zentropa International Sweden. Norway’s Euforia Film will release domestically in autumn 2013.
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The film will shoot in Ireland, Morocco, Kenya and Afghanistan, for Norwegian producer Finn Gjerdrum’s Paradox.
Mullen Jr, Oscar nominated for Best Original Song for Gangs of New York, plays a family friend. He made his acting debut in Mary McGuckian’s 2011 drama Man on the Train.
Global Screen’s AFM slate includes market debuts for animation 7 Dwarves - The 7th Dwarf and drama Ludwig II alongside Sandra Nettelbeck’s drama Mr Morgan’s Last Love starring Michael Caine and Clemence Poesy and animation Niko 2 - Little Brother, Big Trouble.